Dr. Kalua was awarded The Head of State Commendation (HSC) by the President of Kenya for exemplary work in Sports and environment Management. This award was also in appreciation for great leadership during the 2007 IAAF World Cross Country Championship held in Mombasa.
Dr. Kalua was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Humanities for carving a niche for himself Internationally in Rural Development through the Green Africa Foundation. The United Graduate College and Seminary of USA granted this award in 2010.
In 2011, Dr. Kalua bagged the respected Millennium Development Goads (MDG) award, which was bestowed upon him and the Late Prof Wangari Maathai for remarkable leadership on matters Climate Change.
Dr. Kalua was awarded The Order of the Moran of the Burning Spear (MBS) By The President of Kenya for his practical solutions towards the attainment of the Global Sustainable Development Goals and Kenya’s Vision 2030 through The Green Africa Villages Model. This award was bestowed upon him in 2017.
In 2018, Dr. Kalua received yet another Prestigious acknowledgement by the President of Kenya when he was bestowed upon as a Chief of the Order of The Burning Spear (CBS). This award was in recognition for his efforts in advocating the populace on matters of Green Growth through writing articles in Kenyan Newspapers, Great leadership in Steering the Conservation of Kenya’s Water Towers and his tangible Job creation efforts through guiding the growth of Motorcycle sector in Kenya to unprecedented growth.
Dr. Kalua was awarded the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Awards on Sports & Environment, Vancouver, Canada in 2009. This global recognition was in respect to implementation of Sustainable Sport Initiatives through The Green Africa Foundation that have since been replicated globally.
Dr. Kalua is also a proud recipient of the TOTAL Tree Ambassador Award for his efforts in advocating for planting of Millions of trees in Africa and beyond.