Faith Tsuma

Research Assistant

Masters in Economics (Policy and Management), Degree in Economics and Finance




English, Swahili

Faith Tsuma (she/her)  is a Research Assistant based out of the ICRW- Nairobi office where she  provides support towards implementation of project activities. She provides technical support in research protocol development, study tools; conducting literature searches/ reviews; providing technical support for quality implementation of research activities; supporting field data collection (qualitative and quantitative) and management; data transcription, entry, cleaning, coding, and analysis; supporting project documentation and learning; and providing administrative assistance to projects. She has majorly worked in Kenya.

For the past two years, Faith has worked both as a consultant, researcher, and research assistant to various research projects that involved qualitative and quantitative research methods, impact evaluation as well as policy-oriented research projects. She has also co-authored several conference papers and published research articles.

Prior to joining ICRW, Faith consulted for the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) as a researcher under the CGIAR initiative: Transformational Agroecology across Food, Land and Water Systems. She was a research assistant to the following policy-oriented projects: Socio-Economic Impact Assessment of Value Added Tax Implementation in Liberia sponsored by Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and Assessment of the Direct Tax System in Kenya sponsored by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA). She was a research assistant at Kenyatta University Women Economic Empowerment Hub (KU WEE Hub) funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, under the project: Effectiveness of Women-in-Manufacturing Program in Promoting Economic Empowerment for Women Entrepreneurs in the Manufacturing Sector in Kenya.