ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019
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.
“I am excited to join the Millennium Fellowship because it is one of the channels that i will gain skills and earn the right to speak on social issues by providing solutions to them.It will also help me to contribute in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.”
Millennium Fellowship Project: Jirani Initiative
Jirani Initiative is an initiative by a group of university students from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology that mainly focuses on providing education for refugees especially children in Kenya. The group plans to at least reach more than 2,000 children by the end of the leadership program.
About the Millennium Fellow
Muchunga is a fourth-year university student studying Architecture. She is a member of the Jirani Initiative which is a group within her campus that focuses on education to refugees in Kenya.