welcome to nampya farmers market

NAMPYA FARMERS' MARKET is defined by:

Our Story

NAMPYA FARMERS' MARKET is a commodities marketplace that connects farmers with customers. It brings together a wealth of talent, shared values and a strong commitment to cause a revolution in the African Food Retail. NAMPYA is committed to building the fair and profitable food systems that are needed for everyone's future. It exists to harness the economic potential of food staples, cereals, grains, fruits and vegetables for rural development and to the benefit of end-consumers via savings on household food budget. It aims to see farmers of such foods are part and parcel of the globalization and commercialization of the food system. In this NAMPYA, is contributing to a significant improvement in the agricultural community's health, wealth and eco-system services.

Our Vision

Fresh food, fair price world.

Our Mission

To leverage technology for an efficient food sourcing and distribution system.

THE WAY OF NAMPYA FARMERS' MARKET

The way of NAMPYA FARMERS' MARKET is the cornerstone of our business guide, encompassing our vision, our values and our strategy. It defines who we are, what we do, what we believe and what we plan to accomplish. It's the basis for creating our performance culture that achieves our business objectives.

NAMPYA is built on values and the knowledge that how to achieve results is as important as what to achieve. We conduct business in a socially responsible and ethical manner. We respect the law, protect the environment and benefit the communities where we work. At NAMPYA FARMERS' MARKET, We're honest with others and ourselves. We do what we say will do and we hold ourselves accountable for our actions.

The way of NAMPYA FARMERS' MARKET enables smallholder farmers achieve individual and collective potential, realize aspirations and have a strong voice in creating strong and peaceful communities.

Team

Together, we're a team who passionately believes that all the goods in our markets should be cheaper, easier for vendors to get, and with better quality.

Mark Matovu
Co-Founder and CEO

Mark left the family farm ten years ago to pursue a career in business and computing. Over the course of that decade, he launched a successful ICT training startup.

But, as they say, you can take the boy out of the country, but nothing took the country out of Mark. Today, his path in business has led him right back to the farm, but in a different capacity. Mark is innovating the local food industry through creating deeper market penetration and distribution channels in the consumer food supply.

Mark is innovating the local food industry through creating deeper market penetration and distribution channels in the consumer food supply.

Jackie Nansubuga
Chief of Operations (AG)

Jackie is a self-declared foodie. An avid shopper at local farmers' markets. Her love of local food began on her grandfather's farm. After college, Lydia began a restaurant career where she became general manager at 2K restaurant, her first foray into responsible sourcing.

Today, Jackie leads the NAMPYA FARMERS MARKET initiatives to launch local markets by recruiting, training, and supporting local market managers and delivery hosts. She's also actively involved in managing the day-to-day operations of our flagship market, the Namayumba hub, and interacts with customers daily.

Kaseeta Dianah
Chief of Finances

Dianah is an experienced social entrepreneur with a background in logistics, and order fulfillment. Between Accounting and her entrepreneurial ability, Dianah brings a trained and analytical eye to the business and distribution operations at NAMPYA FARMERS MARKET. She helps us to create innovative and cost-effective solutions to local food sourcing and distribution challenges.

Sserubiri Titus
Director of Production

An agronomist by profession, he works with farmers daily to guide quality output that is needed by our markets.

Kasajja Fred
Community Wellness Manager

Fred has spent most of his career embracing the mission of supporting local farmers/artisans and changing the way people view and shop for the food they eat. After receiving a degree in nutrition and business at Makerere University, during which he conducted an independent case study looking at the impacts of saturated fat on his cholesterol (think "Super-Size Me" style), he has changed the way he sees food.

He is motivated to encourage people to eat healthier, focus on buying "real" food, and understand where their food comes from and how it impacts the community around them. Fred leads the corporate sales division and contributes to the overall marketing strategy for NAMPYA FARMERS' MARKET.