With a total of 1,047 Hectares of mature tea, Timber plantation and indigenous forest cover an area of 373 Hectares. All these couldn’t be properly managed if it wasn’t for divisions. This has enabled us maximise our production to a capacity of 6,000,000 kg of CTC tea per annum, of which 4.1 million is from our estates and the balance from out growers.
Mokong Division has 306 Ha of mature tea with the first 20 Ha planted in 1954, 64% are stumps and 36% clonal plants. We have a total work force of 400 employees 100 permanent and 3oo casual employees, we are housed within our location in 4 different areas kamobo, Kaplamai, Tebeson and kapkatet with full access to recreational and medical facilities.
Kapsiwon Division has 380 Ha of mature tea with the first 25 Ha planted in 1950, 60% are stumps and 30% clonal plants. The Manager Mr Henry Simatei Oversees the welfare of the pluckers keeping records of harvests per regions, As part of our staff welfare and CSR we are currently building a stadium to support our communities athletes and other sporting activities.
Taito division is the largest among the three with 374.61 Hectares about 8 hectares are conservation areas which serve as water catchment areas. The first block was planted in 1930, It is made up of 66% seedling teas & 34% VP teas. Our labour force of 580 permanent and temporary employees are housed within the division in 3 villages Taunet, Mwangaza and Samutet. Schools, Medical and re-recreational facilities are available within the division accessible to all staff and their families.
Our Corporate Social Responsibility
Nandi Tea entire farm and workforce takes a portion of Nandi County, We take pride of the rich and diverse culture of the Nandi community. Majority of our Tea plucking team reside within and outside the company environment and as a Family we take care of our own as well as contribute to the community around us.
We have engaged in several community projects dating from as far as the 1950s. We have build Schools, dispensaries water projects among many other projects to assist our staff and the community in social development.
Donation of Land for Settlement of Squatters and Afforestation.
Nandi Tea Estates have donated Land for the settlement of Squatters. This has improved the livelihood of the Squatters since some get facilities that help them earn a living. For Environmental Conservation, we help conserve environment while keeping the environment fresh.
We have set aside land for 2 secondary schools and one primary school situated within the Company land. We also provide direct education for workers children through full facilitation of 3 Primary Schools and 4 Nursery Schools. In addition, three Secondary Schools within the Companies neighborhood are supported through various donations.
Spear-heading HIV/AIDs initiatives in Collaboration with NGOs and Government Agencies. The Dispensary was started in 1950 for medical services to employees and their dependents and offers Out Patient Services, ANC – Anti Natal Clinic (Examination of pregnancies), MCH – Immunization for Children, Family Planning Services,PITC – provider Innitiated, Technology and Counselling Services,Pharmacy,Patient Examination and Laboratory Services etc
We offer various support to local Communities during funerals and other cultural celebrations through the provision of free Water, Firewood and poles.
We empower our employees through their Cooperative Society (FATAKAMO) enabling them to access school fees and other Development Loans.
Nandi tea estates out-grower farmers are organized in two cooperatives namely Chebarus cooperative society, Kipkimba cooperative society and Gold crown ltd (kabobo). They comprise of total hectares of over 1401 hectares with an annual production of 14 million kilograms of green leaf. They are rain forest alliance certified, Collectively they have 30 hectares of conservation with wild animals and different varieties of birds. Under diversification they have planted 11 hectares of HASS AND FUERTA variety of Avocado. The made tea from out growers has a trade mark named REYNA TEA.