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 CLIDE ODHIAMBO, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.
African Leadership University | Kigali, Rwanda | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 2
" I am so excited to be part of this noble cause and part of the fellowship. Just as like Nelson Mandela says, ' It also seems impossible not until it is done,'. I feel I have done it though it looked impossible at first. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Jitoleze Fellowship and Mentoring project
This fellowshp and mentorship programme will be with the aim of training youths who challenge the status quo and inspire their communities to build a better future hence changing the image of their community. This skilling programme is uniquely designed to factor in the elements of practical real time challenges thus empowering the youths with the ability to assess and prioritize challenges, making the best use of human, natural and financial resources to improve quality of life for their communities in a practical, equitable and sustainable way.
To raise a generation of young people with a changed attitude, ability, and desire to create positive change among the community providing tailored solutions to perennial problems in society.
SO1: To build an entrepreneurship mindset among the youths in South East Parish.
SO2: To mine the leadership potential in the youth adventuring them in the various leadership styles.
SO3: To ignite creative thinking and ideation among the youth.
SO4: To create a platform for sharing experiences among the youths and the outstanding personalities in business, leadership and social entrepreneurship.
About the Millennium Fellow
Clide Odhiambo is a community transformer, Human rights activist, a youth advocate and a 21st century skills champion. He has a certificate in Teacher education from Kyambogo University(UG), an online certificate course in advocacy from philanthropy university(California). An online diploma certification in Human Rights from African Youth Human Rights and Citizenship Development Initiative(Nigeria), Co-founder and Executive Director Jitoleze Foundation. President Young East African Leaders Initiative. A Mandela centennial scholar, a leadership graduate and a global challenges student with focus in governance and job creation at the African Leadership University(Rwanda).
Clide Odhiambo has love for a transformed community and has given it much of his time and pledges never to rest not until he sees this in his community.