Welcome to Shama Milk

Shama Milk is a product of Shama Academy, whose genesis was due to a felt need by the school to produce its own milk. The school started selling milk in 2001 when the amount produced by their cows at the school exceeded that consumed by staff and students. The excess milk was initially sold to a local cooperative society, and later to a milk trader in Nyeri town. With time the school opened its own milk bar, at which the milk was sold. The returns on sales were so encouraging that not only did the school increase production, it started buying milk from other farmers in the neighborhood and selling it at the milk bar. This led to the establishment of Shama Milk.

What we are doing with farmers
Shama Milk facilitated the formation of the Shama Farmers Self Help Group, comprising of dairy farmers who deliver their milk to us. The group developed a constitution and was registered by the government in 2004. It now has a membership of more than 3000 farmers who deliver more than 7000 litres of milk per day. Shama Milk supplies our farmers with cereals, animal feeds and farm inputs on credit, and deducts from their deliveries. Other benefits include veterinary and AI services, educational trips and field days.

Since 2009, Shama Milk has installed cooling tanks at 12 milk collection centres, enabling farmers to deliver milk at any time of the day, and guaranteeing sale of quality milk. We have also invested in a modern milk processing plant, which has a capacity of processing more than 10,000 litres of milk per day.


Shama Milk has also worked with the group on an investment programme that has enabled members to purchase land and invest in real estate.

Latest News
Annual General Meeting

Saturday 23rd March 2019

Closing Day - School will close on 31st of July. Boarders will be picked on 1st of August

Opening Day:

Boarders: Monday 2nd September 2019 before 4pm

Day scholars: Tuesday 3rd September 2019

Mid-term/Open Day - Shama Academy: There in no mid-term in Term 3




Closing Day Term 3 - This will be communicated in due course