About Us

Real People is a non-deposit taking financial solutions provider for businesses and homes. At Real People we target the mass market with a particular interest in the Small and Medium Enterprises sector in South Africa and East Africa (Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania).

Real People started operations in Kenya in 2006 and has over the years expanded to cover other regional countries like Uganda and Tanzania. From its head office in Nairobi, the company serves these markets through a network of branches and satellite offices in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. Currently, we have 10 main branches and seven satellite offices in Kenya, three branches in Uganda and two branches in Tanzania.

Real People’s East Africa operations are built on a focused portfolio of businesses. Our services are anchored on the provision of responsible finance solutions to individuals and businesses through tailored products such as Business Finance Loan, Asset Finance Loans, Home Construction Loans and Home Improvement Loans.

Our Vision and Values

Our vision is ‘Sustainably Improving Lives’. We aim to achieve this through a set of values that we cherish as a corporate citizen. These values include teamwork, customer centred, self-improvement, respect, partnership and innovation.

Governance and Ownership

Real People in Kenya is registered under the Companies Act and is 100 per cent owned by the Real People Group. Our directors in Kenya , Uganda and Tanzania are Neil Grobbelaar, Bruce Schenk, Daniel Ohonde and Yvonne Godo.

Real People as a company subscribes to the highest standards of corporate governance with PKF appointed as our auditors in Kenya and Tanzania while KPMG is in charge of our Uganda operations. In Uganda, Real People is registered under the Money Lender Act while in Tanzania is operates under the Companies Act.

Responsible finance. Sustainable futures.