We manufacture our products locally at our factory in Thika, Kenya. We believe in the local capacity to develop world-class solutions to power our agricultural and industrial revolution.
We have invested heavily in research. We seek to understand what local conditions and industries need, and given our rich technological heritage, we develop innovative solutions that meet demand at a fraction of the cost that the competition dictates. For this reason, more farmers today use the Kelphos range of non-acidic fertilizers, for their affordability and proven yield boosting formula.
Likewise, water purification plants rely on Aluminum Sulphate from KEL Chemicals to guarantee the purity of the water taken by millions of consumers across Eastern Africa. Above all, more cars than you could probably imagine, and solar energy storage systems across the region use batteries filled with Sulphuric Acid from KEL Chemicals.
KEL Chemicals was acquired by Dawa Limited through the purchase of shares.
Penetrated into the export market - Rwanda and Uganda
Achieved Mumias Sugar tender to supply the SSP Fertilizer
Achieved the government tender to supply the Ministry of water with Alum.
The Sodium Sulphate Plant was set up initially production was through lab trials and eventually commercial batches were produced for the first time in Africa through combining Soda Ash and Sulphuric Acid.
The successful installation of the SSP plant and higher capacity acid plant to produce up to 70 mt per day.
They commissioned local Sulphuric Acid Production with a capacity of 25mt per day, overcame the market barriers since most people were importing acid.
Changed the name to KEL chemicals Ltd
Incorporated as Kahawa Enterprises