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 SHEHU GAMBO, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.
Ahmadu Bello University | Zaria, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 12 & UNAI 9
" I am excited to be a Millennium Fellow because I believe my response to a situation can make a difference, I believe in dedicating my time and effort towards making this world a better place. I am passionate in doing what it takes to improve the livelihood and standard of living of people in need. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Waste to Wealth
Waste to Wealth is aimed at achieving the 3rd (good health and well being ) and 6th ( clean water and sanitation ) sustainable development goal. The project is simply the conversion of pure water sachet into different items (such as shoe polish). This project is cost effective considering that most of the materials are locally sourced. With this project successfully implemented, we hope to convert 80% of waste in our community, created jobs for low income people and improve the health balance in the community.
About the Millennium Fellow
Shehu Gambo is a final year student of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering at Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Kaduna State in Nigeria. he was a member of EnactusABU in 2018. shehu is deeply passionate about practicing his field of study as it relates to ensuring a save environment, providing clean water and ensuring the concept of public health and sanitation. Shehu believes that his response to a situation could make a difference, he is passionate with working with likeminded people whom are willing to sacrifice their time and effort to make the world a better place.