ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019
United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations. 69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,092 Millennium Fellows. The Class of 2019 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 978,400 people worldwide this year.
“As a Millennium Fellow, I am excited to meet with the other leaders passionate in International and sustainable development. Hopefully, with my fellow students will bring Tremendous Deep-rooted impact to the community and hence changing the world better than Ever. Together with the same goals, we can make significant positive impacts on this world we are living.”
Millennium Fellowship Project
Icyerekezo project support the agriculturist from high mountain to get the agroforestry trees which supports the land users to reduce to maintain their land during rainy season as well as booming the biodiversities. In facts, these trees can control runoff and soil erosion, thereby reducing losses of water, soil material, organic matter and nutrients. Hence enhancing the excellent quality of the soil materials and will result in sustaining the development through improving the agriculture sector, the backbone of our country economy.
Since January, the project will be providing 50 trees to 10 households in every two months. Therefore, In September 2020, this project will be having distributed at 250 trees to the community people. The community will not only benefit from controlling and management of their land, but they will also get the trees for building as well as firewood.
About the Millennium Fellow
Theoneste Nsanzabarinda is a Rwandan senior at African Leadership University (ALU-Rwanda) Studying Computer Science. He is an end-to-end product developer(User experience, full-stack engineering) who takes a comprehensive view of the whole System.
Theoneste inherently understands that the customer is the single most valuable asset an organisation can have. And he is driven by the unrelenting pursuit of a customer-driven focus, ideals and user experience. From his experience, he usually believes that, In additional to collaboration, hardworking is the secrete of success.