Tyrone Takawira

ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019

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United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship.  In the three months the application was open 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.


UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT TYRONE NKULULEKO TAKAWIRA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

Ashesi University l Accra, Ghana l Advancing SDG 1 and UNAI 1

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“I am excited about the prospect of learning within a diverse group of social change-makers. It is an opportunity for growth - while effectively solving global issues.”

Millennium Fellowship Project: SOLU

SOLU is a campus-based project which assists non-profit organizations dealing with streetism. We assist with the following: mentor-ship, counseling services, donations, and technical skills training - and remain unlimited in our capacity for assistance. We are currently operating under FUTURE OF AFRICA - a non-profit organization based in Accra.

Measurable Goals:

  • Successfully take at least ten children off the streets

  • Successfully equip at least thirty children with basic educational skills - e.g mathematics, writing, and reading

  • Successfully acquire sufficient clothing and reading material for a group of 50

  • Successfully raise monetary funding between $500 - $1000 USD.

About the Millennium Fellow

Tyrone Takawira is a Mechanical Engineer major at Ashesi University. He attended Prince Edward High School in Harare, Zimbabwe - where he studied Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry. He is also a part-time writer and speaker - and seeks to rewrite limiting narratives with the African continent.

Connect with Tyrone via Facebook & LinkedIn.