As a social enterprise strategy, TEPAD Kenya has adopted a strategy to exploit unique agricultural, food and medicinal resources available among grass root communities through value-addition. The acquisition, processing and marketing of these products boost income to the community through raw materials and youth employment.
Papaya (Pawpaw) Fruits: Farmers in Terik Ward of Nandi County have been growing papaya fruits (carica papaya) as an income. Nicknamed “the fruit of angels”. Papaya has immense health benefits. TEPAD Kenya is purchasing the papayas from the farmers and through value addition making papaya jam and papaya juice and other papaya based products.
UjiPlus is TerikFoods’ porridge flour product that combines the health giving benefits of Pawpaw seeds on deworming. This amazing porridge flour combines nutrition, deworming and treatment of bacterial infections from a scientifically patented herbal formula derived from papaya seeds.
Our other amazing product from the fruit of angels is Papaya Juice. We bring to you incredible sweetness with a great deal of health benefits as extracted from the pawpaw fruit. Now available on wholesale and at Chandarana Supermarket, you can grab this healthy drink and enjoy the natural taste at its best.