About Us

TrustGro is a non-deposit taking microfinance company that provides a range of financial services which are geared towards enhancing the quality of life of its customers.

We have 7 branches and 19 satellites offices with a presence in 26 counties.

Our Mission

We help enhance the quality of life of our customers through simple, convenient and appropriate financial services.

Our vision

To create an ecosystem where people and organizations can access financial solutions that help them meet their desired objectives.

Our purpose

TrustGro focuses on creating memorable customer experience through its product and service offers that are centred around providing lasting solutions, with the ultimate goal of enhancing the quality of life.

Our commitment

Our commitment is to build a sustainable brand that our clients can depend on, by focusing on growth through innovation and creating partnerships that enable us to create memorable customer experiences

Our Values

The core values behind TrustGro

People

We are passionate about the quality of the work delivered to our clients, business partners and to each other.

Teamwork

We work to build a strong, collaborative working relationship with our co-workers and the customers we support.

Innovation

We strive to be on the forefront of technological change and emerging trends in order to capitalize on new opportunities that will benefit our customers and employees.

Integrity

We say what we mean, honour our commitments, match our behaviour with our words and take responsibility for our actions.

Our History

The company was founded in 1993 and has been under its current ownership from January 2020.

1993
Emu-inya Enterprises incorporated in Kenya
2012
Emu-inya Enterprises acquired by Mybucks SA

Emu-inya Enterprises starts trading as GetBucks Kenya

Launch of Government Payroll Loans

[Unsecured term loans available to Government employees at both national and county level, for a tenure of between 1 and 96 months]
2015
Launch of the Salary Advance-Habari product

[One-month payday loan, available to individuals employed in the private sector
2017
Launch of Haraka loan product

[a one-month digital nano loan offered to the general public through a mobile application]
2018
Launch of Vehicle Logbook Product

[Secured loans, offered to both employed individuals and persons running their own businesses, that are available for tenures of between 3 and 24 months]
2020
GetBucks acquired by Finclusion SA
2021
GetBucks Kenya rebrands to TrustGro
Launch of Asset Finance Product
Launch of Private Payroll Product
Trustgro Branches
Main Branches
Satellite Branches

Our Brand Identity

Our logo and visual identity capture our core values and represent a symbol of trust and growth.

The icon signifies two hands coming together in agreement and commitment– a handshake is the ultimate sign of trust between two parties.

The handshake creates a link between TrustGro and the customers and represents our resolve to establish a lasting relationship with, and to achieve the highest satisfaction for our customers

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Our Team

Meet the people

Meet the people that help make TrustGro a leader in innovation, memorable customer experience and sustainability in the microlending lending space:

Tonderai Mutesva
Chief Executive Officer

Tonderai has been the CEO of TrustGro from February 2020. He previously worked with MyBucks SA as a Corporate Finance Executive, ABC Holdings as a Product Development Manager, Atlas Mara as part of the Corporate Development Mergers and Acquisition team and BancABC Zimbabwe as an Investment Banker. He is a holder of BSc Economics degree, is a CFA charter holder and is certified by the Global Association of Risk Professionals as a Financial Risk manager.

Wycliffe Kiprono
Head of Credit

Wycliffe was appointed Head of Credit in August 2020. His career spans over 15 years in the Banking and Microfinance industry, having spent the last 5 years in senior management roles. Wycliffe has key competencies in Credit Analysis, Credit Risk, Portfolio Management and Reporting. He has previously worked with Kenya Commercial Bank, Kenya Women Finance Trust and Real People Business Finance. He holds a BA in Development Economics and has attended several specialized credit training courses.

Diane Okock
Finance Manager

Diane was appointed Head of Finance in 2017. She previously worked for Opportunity International Kenya as a Finance and Administration Officer. She has also worked at Opportunity Wedco Care in the finance department. She holds an MBA in Project Management, BCom in Finance and is a CPA (K).

Grace Njogu
Head of Commercial Operations

Grace was appointed Head of Commercial Operations in August 2021. She previously worked for Platinum Credit, Consumer Insight and National Bank of Kenya. She holds a BComBA degree in Finance, is a CPA (Part 2) finalist and is currently pursuing an MSc in Project Management.

Eric Gathii
IT Manager

Eric was appointed IT Manager in 2015. He previously worked for Blue Microfinance as the IT Manager. He holds an MSc in Information Technology and a BSc in Computing and Information Systems.

Ronald Arara
Marketing Manager

Ronald was appointed Marketing Manager in 2020. He previously worked at Anadare Marketing Agency and Inside Out ventures. He holds a BA in Business Management and is a member of MSK.