Awards and Formal Recognition:
In 2006, the CFSK e-Waste Management programme received special mention at the Conference of Parties to the Basel Convention – held at the United Nations Environment Programme Headquarters in Nairobi. The Government of Kenya Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources subsequently made a substantial grant to CFSK to develop the programme further.
In the same year CFSK was declared 1st Runner-up in the category of Top Civil Society to Bridge the Digital Divide in Africa at the Africa ICT Achievers Awards ceremony organized by ForgeAhead in Johannesburg, South Africa.
In 2007, CFSK won the award – receiving widespread acclaim for being the Top Civil Society Organization to Bridge the Digital Divide in Africa. The CFSK programme was particularly commended for achieving so much with only very limited resources. In the same year, the Computer Society of Kenya, at the Kenya National ICT Achievers Award, also recognized CFSK as the Top Organization Bridging the Digital Divide in Kenya.
In 2008 CFSK was once again declared the Top Civil Society Organization to Bridge the Digital Divide in Africa at the Forge Ahead Africa ICT Achievers Awards.