Awards and Accolades

For Mama Maria Clinics and Founder Peter Kithene

CNN Hero – Medical Marvel Honoree (2007)
In 2007, Peter was chosen one out of more than 7,000 applicants from 93 countries to be CNN’s Global Heroes honoree of “Medical Marvel” for his work developing rural healthcare in Africa. See him accept the award at the “CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute” gala event held at the Museum of National History in New York City.


University of Washington – Wondrous 100 (2008)
In June 2008 the UW’s alumni magazine, put together a committee who identified 100 famous, fascinating, orinfluential living graduates from the University of Washington. Peter was honored as one of these Wondrous 100: one of 100 individuals described as UW’s “extraordinary and influential living graduates” and highlighted in a collectible edition of the magazine. Read the article.