Makamithi Agrovet is the leading wholesale distributor and retailer of all things farming (fertilizers, animal feeds, seeds, veterinary supplies and crop science products) in the Ukambani region. Covering Machakos, Makueni and Kitui Counties.
We currently have 5 retail branches in Machakos Town, Emali and Wote Town.
All our branches have a qualified agronomist and veterinary specialist to advice and support local farmers, ensuring they carry out long-term sustainable farming practices.
Our wholesale & distribution function operates from Machakos Town and we deliver all across the region.
Makamithi are the appointed distributor for Lower Eastern Kenya for:
- Unga Farm Care (EA) – https://unga-group.com/unga-farmcare/
- Bayer East Africa – https://www.bayer.com/en/east-africa.aspx
- Syngenta Kenya – https://www.syngenta.co.ke/
Makamithi was set up in 1998 by Gideon and Jenifer Mangu. It has been serving local farmers and the community ever since.
Gideon Mangu – Director
A graduate from University of Nairobi, in 1976 he joined Barclays Bank as a graduate trainee where he worked and retired in 1997 as a senior corporate banker.
Through the years, he has served as the executive director of the company and success has been accrued thanks to him. In recent years he has taken a step back from the day to day management of the business as he edges into retirement.
He has previously served on the Board of Governors at various schools in Machakos, was a founding member of Rotary International- Machakos Chapter and a director of Universal Traders Sacco.
He is a keen golfer and previously served as a Vice-chairman and Treasurer of Machakos Golf Club.
Jenifer Mangu – Operations Director.
A qualified accountant from Strathmore University. She is very much the heartbeat of the business and has build a strong team around her to support with the day to day operations.
An active church leader, she is the current national secretary of AIC Womens Prayer Centre – Kasarani and secretary of Child Evangelism Fellowship- Kenya. She was previously the president, treasurer and project director of Rotary International- Machakos.
In her spare time she loves playing golf and spending time on her farm.