Who We Are

Rivatex East Africa Limited is reputed as the home of quality textile products both locally and regionally. The company has however been facing machinery and obsolete technology challenges which has hindered the exploitation of the potential opportunities that exist in the local and regional markets. The company has made various steps towards full revival despite the many challenges that it has faced on its way towards sustainable growth and profitability.

Rivatex East Africa Limited is a vertically integrated textile factory that converts cotton lint through various processes to finished fabrics. It was officially opened on 4th Aug 2007 by the retired President Mwai Kibaki as a Moi University facility for Training, Consultancy, Research, Product Development and Extension.

Rivatex East Africa Limited is a company fully owned by Moi University and was incorporated Rivatex East Africa Limited on 16th August 2007 with the objective of utilizing the facility for training, research, extension and commercial purposes.

We have established ultramodern apparels and garments making unit that is well equipped with state-of-the-art machinery that make all kinds of outfits from cotton and cotton blend fibres. Through the Kenyan Government support We have been able to invest into new and ultra-modern machinery in textiles which are of its own kind the only ones in East and Central Africa.

REAL have established several factory outlets in major cities and towns in Kenya which includes Nairobi, Kisumu, Eldoret and Nakuru. Our major clientele includes independent retailers, schools, universities and manufacturers and also export our products to Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, South-Sudan among others.

The revamped facility is a big boost to farmers’ fortunes, especially cotton growers in 24 counties; an epicenter of job creation for youths and a driver of manufacturing, which will further the realization of the Big Four agenda.

We have leveraged on technology to revitalize the textile industry and this move will engineer demand for local products; stabilize prices of cotton lint and promote sustainable livelihoods.

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Company Overview

Rivatex East Africa Limited is reputed as the home of quality textile products both locally and regionally. The company has however been facing machinery and obsolete technology challenges which has hindered the exploitation of the potential opportunities that exist in the local and regional markets.  The company has made various steps towards full revival despite the many challenges that it has faced on its way towards sustainable growth and profitability.