2018

CATALYST AWARDS 2018

  • Best Practice in Sustainable Finance Category – (Tier 2 Bank)

THINK BUSINESS BANKING AWARDS 2018

  • Overall Best Micro-finance Bank in Kenya 2018.
  • Best MF Bank in Product Innovation.
  • Best Microfinance Bank in Agriculture and Livestock Financing.

BANKER AFRICA - EAST AFRICA AWARDS

  • Best Microfinance Bank in Kenya
  • Best Microfinance Institution - East Africa

ASK SHOW AWARDS
ELDORET ASK SHOW

  • Best Microfinance Institution Stand – Position 1
  • Stand That Best Interprets Current Show Theme (Non Agro)– Position 1
  • Best Stand in Community Service – Position 2
  • Best stand in Youth Empowerment and Capacity Building – Position 3
  • Best Innovation and Invention Stand – Position 3

NAKURU ASK SHOW

  • Best Micro- Financial Institution Stand – Position 1
  • Best in Youth Activities, Empowerment and Capacity Building – Position 1
  • Best Innovation and Invention Stand – Position 2
  • Best Organization/ Association in Community Projects/Service Stand – Position 3
  • Stand That Best Interprets The Current Show Theme Non Agro Financial Industry – Position 2

 2017

CATALYST AWARDS 2017

  • Best Practice in Sustainable Finance Category – (Tier 2 Bank)

THINK BUSINESS BANKING AWARDS 2017

  • Overall Best Micro-Finance Bank – 1st Position
  • Best Microfinance Bank in Agriculture and Livestock Financing – 1st Position
  • Best Microfinance Bank in Product Innovation – 1st Runners Up
  • BANKER AFRICA - EAST AFRICA AWARDS
  • Best Microfinance Bank in Kenya
  • Best Microfinance Institution - East Africa

MOMBASA BUSINESS AWARDS

  • Most preferred Microfinance Bank

ASK SHOW AWARDS
ELDORET ASK SHOW

  • The Best Microfinance Institution Stand – 1st Position
  • The Best Organization/Association In Community Service Stand – 1st Position
  • The Best Stand In Youth Activities, Empowerments And Capacity Building – 2nd Position

KAKAMEGA ASK SHOW

  • Best Microfinance Institution Stand - 1st Position
  • Best Organization/Association In Community Service Stand - 1st Position
  • Best Stand In Youth Activities, Empowerments And Capacity - 2nd Position
  • Stand That Best Interprets The Show Theme - 2nd Position

MACHAKOS ASK SHOW

  • Best Micro- Financial Institution Stand –1st Position
  • Best Stand in Youth Activities, Empowerments and Capacity Building –1st Position
  • Stand That Best Interprets Current Show Theme –1st Position
  • Best Organization/ Association in Community Projects/Service Stand –1st Position
  • Best Innovation and Invention Stand –2nd Position
  • The Branch Chairman Commendation Trophy

NAKURU ASK SHOW

  • Best Microfinance Institution Stand –1st Position
  • The Financial Stand That Best Interprets Show Theme –2nd Position
  • Best Stand in Community Service –3rd Position

NYERI ASK SHOW

  • Best Micro- Financial Institution Stand –1st Position
  • The Best Innovation And Invention Stand – 2nd Position
  • Best Organization/ Association In Community Projects/Service Stand –3rd Position

NAIROBI INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR

  • Best Micro- Financial Institution Stand –1st Position
  • Best Organization/ Association In Community Projects/Service Stand –4th Position
  • Stand That Best Interprets Current Show Theme (Non-Agro based and financial industry) – 5th Position

KITALE ASK SHOW

      • The Best Micro financial Institutions Stand - 1st Position
      • The Best Organization/Association in Community Projects/ Service Stand – 1st Position
      • The Best Stand in Youth Activities, Empowerments and Capacity Building – 1st Position
      • The Stand That Best Interprets The Current Show Theme (Non Agro based and Financial Industry ) – 1st Position
      • The Best Innovation And Invention Stand –

3rd Position

 2016

Corporate Awards

I. Best Company To Work For - 2016
KWFT was crowned the overall best. The survey was conducted by Deloitte Kenya.

II. Leadership Awards 2016
KWFT was awarded 2nd Position in the 2016 Women’s World Banking Excellence in Leadership Award.

iii. Catalyst Awards 2016
The event was organized by the Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) and KWFT received the following awards:

      • Overall Best Practice In Sustainable Finance (Tier 3) – Winner 1st Position
      • Best Practice in Sustainable Finance; Tier 3 – Winner 1st Position
      • Client Case Study – Financing Micro, Small & Medium-Sized Companies – 2nd Position

iv. Best Microfinance Bank in Kenya – 2016
KWFT was crowned the Best Microfinance Bank in Kenya during the Banker Africa - East Africa Awards.

v. Best Microfinance Bank in Kenya – 2016
KWFT was crowned the Most Preferred Microfinance Institution during the Mombasa Business Awards.

vi. Best Microfinance Bank in Kenya 2016
KWFT was the Best Microfinance Bank in Kenya during the Think Business Banking Awards Kenya 2016.

ASK Events

1. Eldoret National Show

      • The Branch Chairman Commendation Trophy - 1st Position
      • The Best Microfinance Institution Stand - 1st Position
      • The Best Stand In Youth Activities, Empowerments And Capacity Building – 1st Position
      • The Best Organization/Association In Community Service Stand – 2nd Position
      • Best Stand In Embracing Information Technology And Communication Systems – 5th Position
      • Best Stand In Interpretation Of The Show Theme – 18th Position

2. Western Kenya Branch Show – Kakamega

      • The Best Organization/Association In Community Service Stand – 1st Position
      • The Best Stand In Youth Activities, Empowerments And Capacity Building – 1 st Position
      • The Best Microfinance Institution Stand – 2nd Position

3. S.E Kenya Branch Show – Machakos

      • The Best Microfinance Institution Stand – 1 st Position
      • The Best Organization/Association In Community Service Stand – 1 st Position
      • The Best Stand In Youth Activities, Empowerment And Capacity Building – 1 st Position

4. Nakuru National Agricultural Show

      • Best Microfinance Institution Stand – 1st Position
      • Best Stand In Youth Activities , Empowerments And Capacity Building – 2nd Position
      • Best Organization/Association In Community Projects/Service Stand – 3rd Position

5. Kisumu Regional Show – Kisumu

      • Best Microfinance Institution Stand – 1st Position
      • Best Organization/Association In Community Projects/Service Stand – 1st Position.
      • Best Stand In Youth Activities , Empowerments And Capacity Building – 2nd Position

6. Mombasa International Show

      • Best Financial Institution Other Thank Banks - 2nd Position
      • Best Organization/Association In Community Projects/Service Stand – 2nd Position

7. Nairobi International Trade Fair

      • Best Microfinance Institution Stand – 1st Position
      • Best Stand In Youth Activities And Empowerments And Capacity Building – 3rd Position
      • Best Innovative Stand And Invention Stand - 3rd Position (First time entrant)
      • Best Organization/Association In Community Projects/Service Stand – 6th Position
      • Stand That Best Interprets The Current Show Theme – 11th Position

8. Kabarnet Branch Show

      • The Best Micro financial Institutions Stand - 1st Position
      • The Best Organization/Association In Community Service Stand – 1st Position
      • The Best Stand In Youth Activities, Empowerments And Capacity Building – 1st Position

9. Kitale National Show

      • The Best Micro-Financial Institutions Stand – 1st Position
      • The Best Organization/Association In Community Service Stand – 1st Position
      • The Best Stand In Youth Activities, Empowerments And Capacity Building – 1st Position

 2014

      • KWFT awarded a membership certificate as an Associate member of Kenya Bankers Association 
      • Second Best Company to work for in Kenya 2014.
      • Best Microfinance Bank in East Africa.
      • Best Microfinance Stand, Eldoret ASK Show.
      • Best Microfinance Stand, Nanyuki ASK Show.
      • Best Microfinance Stand, Machakos ASK Show.
      • Best Stand in Youth Activities, Empowerment & Capacity Building – Machakos ASK Show
      • Best Microfinance Stand, Nakuru ASK Show.
      • Best Microfinance Stand, Kabarnet ASK Show.
      • Best Microfinance Stand, Kitale ASK Show.
      • Best Farmers Bank Stand, Kajiado County KLPA.
      • Best Farmers Bank Stand, Bungoma County KLPA.

2013

      • Best Deposit Taking Microfinance Institution, Banking Awards.
      • Second runners up, Best Company to Work For in Kenya, Deloitte & Touche.
      • Winner, Microfinance category, Nakuru ASK show.
      • Overall winner, Distinguished Taxpayer, Small Taxpayers category , Kenya Revenue Authority.
      • Environmental/humanitarian impact category of the mission critical global awards organized by Hewlett-Packard.
      • Best farmers bank during the Kenya livestock producers association show in Murang’a.
      • 2 clients won in the platinum category with 1 of them emerging the overall winner in the Citi Micro Entrepreneurship Awards. 

2012

      • Winner, Microfinance category, Nakuru ASK show.
      • Distinguished Taxpayer, Kenya Revenue Authority.
      • HP Environmental and Humanitarian award for using technology to promote financial inclusion.

2011

    • Excellence in Leadership, Women’s World Banking.
    • Africa Microfinance Recognition, Hanson Wade. 
    • Distinguished Taxpayer, Kenya Revenue Authority.
    • Outreach and Impact, Oikocredit.
    • Second Best Company to Work For in Kenya, Deloitte & Touche.
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