Ceremony during the launch of new Bamburi Cement ” FUNDI”. PHOTO/DOUGLAS MURIITHI


By Douglas Muriithi

As part of its commitment to continuously drive

excellence and innovation in the building and

construction industry, Bamburi Cement Limited

has launched a new product to the market

called “Fundi”.

This marks yet another milestone for Bamburi

Cement, which is committed to providing

sustainable construction solutions to the


Speaking during the launch, Bamburi Cement

Chief Executive Officer Seddiq Hassani said the

Company’s key priority and focus has been to

offer innovative end user products and services

to meet more specific and unique construction


“Our contribution as a company has been to

help reduce complexity in the building process,

especially for the home builder, by providing

application based products that are easy to

understand, chose and use”.

Fundi is formulated with enhanced capabilities

for masonry and plaster works.

It is an application-based cement that can be

used in brick and block laying, plastering,

rendering, screed and repair works.

Hassani, further said that Fundi, similar to other

Bamburi products, will be manufactured under

stringent processes to deliver in line with best

practices and offer innovative solution that will

deliver enhanced value to customers.

“In developing Fundi Cement, besides

affordability, our key consideration is quality

and technical attributes for specific use by our


Fundi Cement is therefore the coming together

of the best technological innovation and

highest product quality to deliver a product that

is in tandem with market and consumer needs.

We have a unique understanding of the needs

of the cement users and that is why we take the

lead in providing real solutions that deliver

more technical and economic benefits,” he


Hassani further noted the launch of Fundi

demonstrates Bamburi’s commitment to

maintaining leadership by offering innovative

end user products to meet more specific and

unique construction needs.

Bamburi Cement has been offering application-

based cement products for the last 15 years.

In addition to this new product, Bamburi

Cement announced a new look and feel of their

existing cement product including Nguvu,

Tembo and Powermax in a bid to better

communicate each brands value proposition

(applications and benefits) with a

standardization in ‘look and feel’ for all Bamburi

Cement brands.

The newly launched affordable Fundi cement

comes at a time the Kenya government is

stepping up its affordable housing agenda that

seeks to achieve the target of 500,000

affordable houses by 2022.

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