Resham Singh, Chanan Singh and Ajit Singh, sons of immigrant Sardar Santa Singh Chatthe (b. 1902) who settled in Kenya in 1918, and who worked for the Kenya Railways as a labourer for four years at Port Florence (now Kisumu). He later joined his elder brother Sadhu Singh in the sugar farming and jaggery manufacturing business. Besides the sons, the Kibos-based Chatthe family also had five daughters – Balbir Kaur, Gurmit Kaur, Nirmaljeet Kaur, Gurcharan Kaur and Jaswant Kaur.
The Chatthes became the first Sikh family to establish a sugar mill in Kenya – Kibos Sugar and Allied Industries Limited.