It is with great excitement that KWFT announces its victorious win in the prestigious SFI Catalyst Awards 2021 ceremony which was held on Wednesday 21st, September 2022, at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Nairobi. The ceremony was well attended by key stakeholders from the financial sector, government, private as well as the non-governmental organizations and presided over by Martin Ochieng, Chairperson, UN Global Compact Network Kenya & Group Managing Director of Sasini Plc.
The Awards, pioneered by the Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) in 2015, offer Institutions a unique opportunity and platform to showcase their industry leadership and their role towards promoting sustainable development, under the guide of Sustainable Finance Initiative (SFI) principles.
The SFI Catalyst Awards 2021 were highly competitive attracting 43 entries from 16 financial institutions. The awards involved a series of questions that required institutions to demonstrate their approach and value proposition in various topics.
KWFT is proud to have won in the following categories:
- Promoting Gender Inclusivity – Overall Winner
- Best Overall Award – Position 3
In addition to this award and many other recognitions, KWFT’s trajectory has demonstrated its dedication towards uplifting women in the society. KWFT has rewritten the narrative of women’s involvement in financial matters and it has passed the bar when it comes to women in societal development.
From the onset KWFT has provided women with both financial knowledge and convenient options to financial aid to transform their lives. The journey to financial inclusivity has already yielded commendable results and KWFT is committed to continue being among Kenya’s change makers.