Age 26, Female, Kenyan
Founder of Baridi
B.Sc. MGA Certificate, TFI Alumnus
Tracy is the founder of Tree_Sea.mals and a driven leader with an impressive short-term track record. Tracy has coordinated pan African networks and marshaled assorted and relevant resources to set up all Tree_Sea.mals activity to date. This has included raising over €303k donor funding to kickstart solar chilling activities in livestock markets and winning associated prizes and awards including MIT Solve, Innovate4Impact/Siemens Design Challenge, the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation and the 2XInitiative Challenge.
Number of full-time employees.
Estimated other jobs created:
3 full time
36+ informal jobs
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Watch Tracy Kimathi's Pitch Video for the GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize in 2021
Tracy Kimathi beat thousands of contestants to be in the top 14.
BARIDI: Solar Powered Cooling in East Africa’s Livestock Value-chain.
Our entry business models are Solar Powered Cold Rooms targeted to preserve over 292,000kgs of meat annually amongst urban commercial meat vendors. The specification of an individual proposed technology includes a 5kWp stand-alone PV system that provides energy to a 20ft cold room that inherently charges a Pay-As-You-Store service for a cost of 10ksh/kg per day for produce preservation. Each Solar Powered Cold Room that we aim to install has the ability to reduce emission impacts of up to 1,548kg CO2e/year, decrease 30% post-slaughter losses, and add a yearly economic benefit of €5250 for a vendor renting 1m3 of cold space.