Camel Farm

Mogadishu, Somalia

From this farm we are selling fresh camel milk to the residents of Mogadishu.


Animals capacity: 40

Minimum investment: 30% of a camel

Price per animal: $ 1500

Expected employees: 3-6

Estimated annual ROI: 32%

About the farm

This camel farm is located 13 kilometers from Mogadishu city. Camels are very important in Somalia both for milk and meat. Somalia is the world's #1 camel milk producer. From this farm we are selling fresh camel milk to the residents of Mogadishu. Customers can order milk from this farm online and get delivered to their homes and offices by our local partner company. The demand for fresh camel milk is very high in Mogadishu and throughout Somalia. At this farm camels are given utmost care by former nomads who have been camel herders for many generations. The animals have access to quality food, medicine and water.

Investing in camels

For this farm we only buy camels that are lactating or pregnant camels that are close to give birth. As an investor you can make money by getting a share of the revenues that are generated from the milk that we sell from the farm. Every quarter we share 8% of the camel's purchase value from the milk revenues for 12 months. After 12 months the revenues from the milk will stop as this is the average months that a camel can produce milk. However, you will be able to re-invest in a new lactating camel and start another 12 months. It is possible to buy a whole camel or shares of a camel. To be eligible for revenues from the milk, the investor must own at least 30% of camel shares. When you decide to sell your camel, you will get your original investment back.

Example investment in camels

If you buy a camel for $ 1500, you will be eligible for 8% of the camel's purchase price for every quarter from milk revenues. Therefore, you will get $ 120 per quarter for 4 quarters or $ 480 in total, which is 32% return on your investment. After 12 months you can sell and get the same price you paid to buy her.

This is an estimate of potential return on investment on a 1 year period.

Invested Share Payback A. ROI
$ 450 30 %
of 1 camel
$ 594 32 %
$ 1500 100 %
of 1 camel
$ 1980 32 %
$ 7500 100%
of 5 camels
$ 9900 32 %
$ 15000 100 %
of 10 camels
$ 5144 32 %
$ 60000 100 %
of 40 camels
$ 79200 32 %

Local impact

This farm creates jobs for former nomads who are responsible for taking care of the animals and selling milk. So far we have created jobs for 7. The farm also creates another impact by providing fresh camel milk to the residents of the city . In addition, we also make an impact by providing a market for people who want to sell camels to us.

Risk assessment

Every investment carries risk and investment with Agrikaab is no different but we try to be transparent and do our best to minimize the risks. These are the potential risk with this project

  • Security [high] The security situation in Mogadishu is unstable with regular disruptions to business. There is a risk for road blocks by security forces. We try to stay informed and operate accordingly.
  • Droughts [low] Since the camels are based in a permanent farm in Mogadishu the risk of droughts is low. The animals have access to food and water at the farm.
  • Food costs [high] Sometimes the price of livestock feed increases dramatically which can have an overall impact on the costs of running the farm.
  • Disease [medium] There is potential for diseases. We retain a veterinary who makes regular check ups on the animals. Sometimes there could be outbreaks that can kill animals.
  • Loss or theft [low] Since the animals stay in a permanent farm the risk of loss or theft is very low.
  • Low milk yield [medium] Some camels may not provide the expected milk yield. This can have an overall impact on the total milk revenue from the animals or may reduce the animal's selling price in the market. These animals will be sold after the end of the lactation period.
  • Death [medium] There is always a risk of death of animals for different causes. In these cases, the losses will be distributed among all investors.

Pictures from the farm

People who work here


Terms of investment

By investing in this project, you agree to the following terms of investment as well as the general terms of service available here.

  • Camel owners are entitled to receive a certificate of ownership from agrikaab.com upon request.
  • Camel owners have the right to check their animals physically and take them from our care.
  • If the animals die, are stolen or lost the owner will get a replacement animal without any charges.
  • Agrikaab will not be liable if the causes of the loss are beyond its reasonable control, such as a war, act of terrorism, droughts, natural disaster or government act.
  • Camel owners are entitled to receive dividends from milk sales for 4 quarters. Revenues from camel milk will be paid every 3 months.
  • To be eligible for milk dividends, the user must own at least 30% of a camel.
  • The owner can sell the animals or shares of the animals at any time.
  • When the owner decides to sell their animals, Agrikaab will pay the owner the same price they paid when they bought the animal.
  • The expenses for food and administration will be covered by us.
Frequently Asked Questions

How does the camel investment work?

When you buy a camel, you get a share of the revenues from the milk the camel produces. After 12 months, you can either sell your camel. Every quarter we will be distributing dividends from the milk sales to camel owners. Quarterly dividends will be 8% of camel’s purchase value for 4 quarters or until the owner sells animals. To be eligible for dividends from the milk a user must own at least 30% of a camel. Payments will be deposited to the owner’s balance in the app.

What are the camel shares?

To enable more people to participate, we have divided camels into 10 shares. You can purchase a whole camel or a minimum of 3 shares. That means you own 30% of a camel. If you want to buy a whole camel you can buy 10 shares.

What is the buyback guarantee?

You will get the same price that you paid to buy the camel after you decide to sell when the milk dividend period has ended. For us, we will sell the camel and the accompanying calf at a suitable time in the market. We will be able to get roughly the same price we paid for them.

What are the camels used for?

The camels are mostly used for milk production.

Do I get revenues from the milk?

Yes. Every quarter we will be distributing dividends from the milk sales to camel owners. Quarterly dividends will be 8% of camel’s purchase value for 4 quarters or until the owner sells animals. To be eligible for dividends from the milk a user must own at least 30% of a camel. Payments will be deposited to owner’s balance in the app.

Who gets the offspring of the camel?

We usually buy lactating camels and sell them after the lactation period is over or earlier. We don’t usually wait for the camel to become pregnant again. That takes long time.

What is the pregnancy length of camels?

The pregnancy length (gestation period) for camels is around 9-14 months.

What happens if my camel dies?

No worries. We will offer you a new camel for free.

What is the life expectancy of camels?

Camels can live 40-50 years.

What do camels eat?

Camels are herbivores. A camel can survive without food and water for a long period of time. When they find water, they will drink as much as possible. They can drink up to 150 liters of water at once. At our farms, the camels get livestock feed, water and medicine.

Can I continue my investment after 12 months?

Yes, after the end of the lactation period for your camel, you will be able to re-invest in a new lactating camel and start another 12 months.

Our impact

Creates jobs

Our local operation creates jobs for former nomads who work at our farms. They take care of the farms, buy and sell products.

Locally produced food

We are producing locally produced food which are distributed in the local market. We sell organic milk and vegetables at affordable prices.

Supports the local economy

Agriculture is over 75% of Somalia’s economy (GDP). We are bringing global investment to this vital industry for the local economy.

Our global investors

Our investors come from all continents from more than 50 countries

Somalia Kenya Sweden USA Germany Canada Denmark Finland France Spain Portugal Italy Czech Republic Slovakia Slovenia Estonia United Kingdom Netherlands Ireland Australia New Zealand Singapore Malaysia Mauritius Uganda South Africa United Arab Emirates Saudi Arabia Bahrain China Japan South Korea Argentina Brazil Poland Croatia Turkey Hungary Uruguay Malta India Luxembourg Romania

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