Leaders in Electrical/Electronic & ICT Engineering Solution since 1995 : ISO 9001:2015

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We aim to provide Quality Building and Civil ,Electrical and Communication Engineering Services to our esteemed customers benchmarking our standards, against the best available International standards.


We work in close tandem with our customers to ascertain their requirements and effectively translate these into customer-specific building construction ,civil,electrical and communication engineering services.

Our Vision

To be the leading Engineering Solution Provider in Africa

Our Mission

To provide superior, innovative and customer focused Engineering services to the best international standards.

Our Core Values

Social responsibility, Changing lives, Care for environment
Team work
Customer centric

Company history at a glance

We provide innovative product solutions for sustainable progress. Our professional team works to increase productivity and cost effectiveness on the market.

Philafe Engineering Limited is an Electrical/Electronic Engineering and ICT Engineering company. We are specialists in design, fabrications, systems implementation, and maintenance, with post implementation support services in the fields of Electrical/Electronic Engineering, ICT Engineering, Building Construction and Civil Engineering. Established in 1995 Philafe has continued to provide quality services to varied clients in Building Construction Industry ,Power Utility industry, both public and private, Mobile communication service providers and corporate firms providing services in commercial, industrial and agricultural establishments.

Service Delivery for Top 3 ISPs and Utility Companies.

We maintained a diverse project portfolio because we believe that a wide range of experience results in more creative, technically sound and cost effective solutions to our clients' requirements. Philafe has grown steadily since incorporation to become the company of choice in the wide spectrum scope of Electrical, Power and ICT Engineering including Building Construction and Civil Engineering in the Eastern Africa region.


ISO Re-Certification to ensure quality of products and services.

It is also our in-house policy to maintain a sound base reputation and to provide the highest level of engineering service practice available in accordance to our laid down work ethics and Quality Management System based on the ISO 9001:2015 standard which we have gracefully attained through commitment, dedication and hard work from previous ISO 9001:2008.


A World Class Leader in Engineering and Technology.

At Philafe we always stress the importance of maintaining high level of professionalism coupled with extensive consultations and liaison before commencement of works; the establishment of a detailed works program and a realistic completion timetable, ensuring the strict maintenance of cost effectiveness at every stage of a project.

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Why choose Philafe for engineering service

We work in close tandem with our customers to ascertain their requirements and effectively translate these into customer-specific building construction ,civil,electrical and communication engineering services.

Capability Statement

Philafe is an ISO-9001:2015 certified firm that offers comprehensive and specializes services to her esteemed clients in the following broad areas of Electrical power systems, Electronics, ICT and Telecommunication Engineering. In the year 2010, Philafe was also admitted to the Club of top 100 Medium Sized Companies in the country for the year 2010/2011. The ranking is done in recognition of prudent management and reporting of financial and technical status.  Here below is a summary of areas within our specialization;

  • Supply and Installation of Street lighting systems both for grid electricity and stand-alone solar powered. We have accomplished a number of such projects within the country.
  • Electrical installation works for Industrial and agricultural complexes, Multi-story office blocks, Hotel complex, educational complexes, Hospital complexes, churches, large-scale residential estate including comprehensive street lighting system.
  • 66KV, 33KV, 11KV & LV overhead and underground power transmission and distribution lines including power sub-stations.
  • Design and end-to-end implementation of electrical power sub-stations up to 132KV complete with erection of pylons and conductor stringing.
  • Pumping stations installations - petroleum stations, water stations and irrigation systems.
  • Design, supply and installation of remote GSM sites power solution (RSP) with Wind, Solar, Batteries, GenSet and systems controls. We have also implemented a complete pure ‘green power’ solution without any GenSet at remote Safaricom GSM/VSAT sites of FAZA and NDAU in the Kiwayu archipelago, north of Lamu Island, Kenya.
  • Power support maintenance for GSM BTS sites including maintenance of MSR switch-stations.
  • Installation and Maintenance of intelligent shelter BTS sites.
  • Telecommunications active equipment placement and networking.
  • Installation and maintenance of overhead and underground fiber optic cable networks; GPON & HFC.
  • Installation and maintenance of passive optical network (PON) devices.
  • Electronics security system installation including CCTV system.
  • Fire detection and alarm systems.
  • Communication systems.
  • ICT infrastructure complete with structured cabling system.
  • Airports electrical distribution system, Airfield lighting system and Air navigation system.

Meet Our capable Leaders

The capability of PEL relies on the qualifications and experience of the technical and support personnel. The works experience of majority of our staff range between 5 and 30 years in services with various organizations both in the private and public sectors.

Eng. Portash Akida Oloo

Executive Chairman

The Executive Chairman, Eng. Portash Akida Oloo, obtained a BSc (Hons) degree in Electronic & Electrical Engineering from the University of Nairobi (Kenya) in 1980 and an MSc degree in Communication Engineering from the University of Bradford (England) in 1989. Eng. Oloo has over 28 years of experience in the field of Electrical, Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering design, systems implementation and maintenance works.

Mr. Bernard Muga

Chief Executive Officer

The CEO holds of Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (BCom), Finance option from Kenyatta University, CPA 3 and a Diploma in Supplies Management.  
He has worked in Senior Management position for over 10 years and brings vast experience to the technical field.


Mr.Eric Okuon

HoD Operations

This division is headed by Mr. Eric Okuon. He is a Registered Graduate Technician Engineer and a holder of HND Electrical Engineering from the Kenya Polytechnic University College.
He has a wide experience in Telecommunication Networks. He has been with PEL for over 10 years and he has worked in the Telecommunication sector for over 30 years with Telkom Kenya with  Safaricom.as a subsidiary.

He is in charge of the six Technical departments.

Ms.Faith Obondo

HoD HR and Admin

Ms.Faith Obondo is Head of Human Resource. She is a holder of Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources from KEMU registered with CHRM.
She is a certified Lead Auditor in Quality Management Systems for ISO 9001:2015 with Bureau Veritas and also Certified CHRM personnel.


Eng. Eugene Ojala

Assistant HoD Operations/QA

Eng. Eugene Ojala  is the Assistant Head of Operations  and doubles up as Quality assurance manager of Philafe Engineering limited. He brings over 7 years of experience to the business and expertise  from his key roles across a number of different companies in Kenya. A graduate from Egerton University he is undisputed professional who is currently registered as a professional Engineering Technologist with Kenya Engineering Technology Registration board(KETRB) and a member of the institution of Engineering technologists(IET).He is also a registered Graduate Engineer with Engineers board of Kenya (EBK)

Eng. Sebastian Madigo

Project Manager –System Implementation

Eng. Sebastian is a registered Graduate Engineer with Engineers Board of Kenya .He is a holder of HND in Electrical Engineering (Power Option) from Kenya Polytechnic University College. 
He has been with PEL for over 7 years and has a vast experience in systems designs and implementation of Industrial, commercial and industrial complexes.
He is also ERC registered with Class C1.

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