Mushroom Farming

Two Youths Who Converted an Abandoned House To Top Mushroom Producer – Success story of Bannie-El Farm in Limuru

When Farmers Trend team arrived in Limuru, two youths Leonard Mukirai and Bob Kimaku were busy packaging and labelling button mushroom they had just harvested. The mushroom farm housed on an old house was the…
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Poultry Farming

A premium poultry farm that churns out 10,000 broilers a month – Success story of Nereus Poultry Farm in Mwala

Deep in the remote Kyawango village, Mwala sub-county, sits the Nereus Poultry Farm, a state-of-the-art chicken farm that has for the last two-and-half years specialised in raising broiler chicken for the premium market. The farm…
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Fruits

Making a fortune from strawberry farming in Ainabkoi in Uasin Gishu county – Success story of Isaac Chumba

The sky is clear as we drive from Eldoret town towards Kaptagat in Ainabkoi, some 16km away. Our destination is on an eight-acre farm in Teltet village where farmer Isaac Chumba grows strawberry, among other…
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Passion fruit farming

Making more than Kshs 600,000 from passion fruit farming in Imenti Central – Success story of John Magaju

A few kilometres off Meru-Embu road in Central Imenti is a successful passion fruit farm. The day the team visits John Magaju’s farm at Baragu village, we find him busy removing suckers from newly planted fruits.…
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Success Stories

A real proof that money grows on trees – Success story of Hakima Mohammed, a tree seedlings farmer in Vihiga County

Hakima Mohammed is a tree seedlings farmer in Vihiga County. After observing what experts do when establishing and managing tree nurseries for 29 years at the Kenya Forest Research Institute (Kefri) where she works as…
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Fish Farming

Mechanical engineer unveils suspended fish ponds in Kenya, Embu county – Success story of James Mwaniki

James Mwaniki walks freely inside his greenhouse in Runyenjes Town, Embu County, as he trains farmers on the best fish management methods. He has constructed four fish ponds inside the greenhouse and these are not…
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