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 805 Millennium Fellows.
During the Millennium Fellowship, Millennium Fellows' dedicated 96,705 hours and their 422 unique projects positively impacted the lives of 564,366 people worldwide.
UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT AMINU TIJJANI ZAKARI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.
Ahmadu Bello University | Zaria, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 1 & UNAI 10
" The love for humanity and the drive to change the condition of my community is my motivation of doing what I do. This fellowship will give me an avenue to work with people of similar mindset , people who are willing to make an impact in their community and the world at large. I really appreciate this opportunity and i can't wait to get started. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Waste to Wealth
Waste to Wealth project aims to enlighten community members about the effect of improper disposal of waste, it also involves the conversion of waste product like polyethylene into shoe polish and conversion of wet waste into bio-gas. it aims at creating a local market for the products. At the end of the program, we hope to en-lighting 1,000 people and convert over 80% of the waste in our community.