The factories of the Rungeto Farmer’s Co-operative Society were recognised after liquidation of the famous Ngiriama co-operative society which had a lot of Assets. After liquidation Kiangoi, Karimikui and Kii joined hands to form the Rungeto Farmer’s Cooperative society operative society. Today, the Rungeto Farmer’s society is working with 1.150 coffee farmers and also operates a dairy cooling plant and collects over 120.000 litres of milk a month and is a supplier to one of Kenya’s largest dairy product companies. This helps the farmers diversify their income base. Using Fairtrade premiums, the society has also set up a fuel station. The income allows the society to cover it’s overheads thereby increasing the farmers income.
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