International Business Students
Interest in sustainable development
Sound concept with proven benefits
Mentor and mentee
Small scale - Life Dairy
Big scale - UIRI
6 – 8 h
Yeasts and molds analysis
Under refrigeration, Yoba has a shelf life of
more than one month.
First Yoba packaging
Test-market with 1000
cups of Yoba
Through trial-and-error to safer production
37°C instead of 45°C
UIRI aqcuired freeze dryer
Initial tests: machine works, electricity a
UIRI will improve power supply and continue
Optimized production protocol
Found consumers’ favorite bacteria-mix
Developed joint marketing plan with UIRI
Resolved technical issues
Started as a collaboration between SYPO and
Pat the Child
Life Dairy Yoghurt is being sold and
distributed in Mukono and Buikwe districts
Yoba wants to introduce pro-biotic yoghurt
to the company.
No proper pH measuring device, just pH paper
No water bath to keep the milk at a constant
temperature. Yoba-bacteria did not ferment in
Experimentation to keep the milk at a
temperature around 40-45°C, for
fermentation to occur.
After talking to people at UIRI and Ugandans
from the West (where dairy is very popular
and people have more experience with dairy
products) we found alternative methods.
Artificial water bath
Bigger quantities of milk means slower
cooling down Yoba bacteria can ferment in
10Liters or more of milk at room
For 1 or 2 Liters (Yoba Fresh Starter) a thermo
flask can be used.
Once Yoba was succesfully produced at Life
Dairy, the school feeding program could kick
Fred will go twice a week to the school and
distribute yoghurt to the children
This will be funded by the Yoba for Life
300 children in a primary school in Katete will
get a cup of Yoba yoghurt once per week.
The Yoba will be produced and distributed by
Fred, manager of Life Dairy and will be
funded by the Yoba for Life foundation.
Two promising candidates:
Gulu Milk supply
Big scale (UIRI) and small scale (Life Dairy)
managed by Ugandan organizations
Dairy Development Authority and SYPO
...with wonderful people...
... Some imperfections...
...and now probiotic Yoba Yoghurt!