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 ANGELA LAURA OJWANG', A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology | Juja, Kenya | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 6
" The Millennium Fellowship offers leadership opportunities to nurture my skills in leadership as well as me being able to purse my passion of providing quality health care especially in a country where health care has just begun getting focus and still not taken as a priority. I believe that through this fellowship i will be able to reach across a wide number of youths as i feel health care should beginning from the lowest level to the highest to be able to achieve Health care goals. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Jirani Initiative
Jirani Initiative is meant to progress SDG 4, Quality Education for all, targeting community libraries in informal settlements. We chose Wajukuu Library in Mukuru Kwa Njenga as a beneficiary of text books and stationery. Our target was to provide at least 200 primary school and secondary school text books putting into consideration they new curriculum. We carried out fundraising activities such as speed dating and movie night within the University to create awareness on sustainable development goals and the millennium fellowship with an aim to encourage our fellow university students to be more proactive in community work.
About the Millennium Fellow
Angela Laura Ojwang' is a senior at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, undertaking a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing. She is God fearing, disciplined, focused and passionate about providing quality health care to the people in and around her community. Angela has trained her nursing clinical practice in most of the hospitals in Kiambu County, Kenya.