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Savanna Circuit

Savanna Circuit Technologies Limited is a West Pokot based engineering and IT service solution provider. The company has developed a cooling solution for the dairy value chain to tackle issues of quality control, product traceability, mismanagement at dairy cooperatives, spillage and spoilage of milk which limits profits for dairy farmers.

Innovation

  • In Kenya, 70 percent of dairy producers are smallholder dairy farmers, and one million people work on these family-run farms. These smallholder farmers produce 5.3 billion liters of milk each year – 30 percent of which goes to waste.
  • Savanna Circuit is an engineering and IT service solution provider that has developed a cooling solution, MaziwaPlus, for the dairy value chain to tackle issues of quality control, product traceability, mismanagement at dairy cooperatives, spillage and spoilage of milk which limits profits for farmers.
  • MaziwaPlus, is a solar-powered cooling unit that is mounted on motorbikes and has an intelligent battery management system for power back-up for up to 36 hours at 5 C.
  • The company is currently working with 25 cooperatives in West Pokot, Trans Nzoia and Elgeyo Marakwet to collect and efficiently deliver milk from farmers to the cooperatives.

Key Milestones under KCJF

  • The company is currently working with 25 cooperatives in West Pokot, Trans Nzoia and Elgeyo Marakwet to collect and efficiently deliver milk from farmers to the cooperatives.
  • Savanna Circuit have developed more solutions besides the maziwa plus bike chiller to include chillers that can be mounted on tricycles (tuktuks) and milk vending machines
  • Set up a manufacturing plant for their different milk chilling products

Founders Profile

Percy Lemtukei is the founder, CEO and CTO of Savanna Circuit Technologies Limited. He is a systems administrator at the county government of West Pokot, a position he held for over 2 years. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Informatics from Rongo University College in 2016

Emmastella  Gakuo is the co-founder and the COO of Savanna Circuit. She is a member of the prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering LIF cohort and an alumni of the Women in Tech StanChart program. She graduated with an MBA in Entrepreneurship and Innovation management from University of Nairobi.

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