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 WENDY NAAZI MWAISEGHE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology | Juja, Kenya | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 6
" I am so eager to embark on this new journey.I am passionate about my project but above everything I am excited to learn the ways in which I can make it work to bring the greatest impact. I'm glad that I was selected and I am so grateful for the opportunity. "
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
Wendy is a girl who wa as born and raised in Mombasa,Kenya.She is very passionate about matters concerning the girl child.Wendy has many hobbies like painting, sketching,reading,swimming,singing.Wendy is very shy but she is recently learning to speak up for what she believes in, she is learning that more than anything you have to stand for what you believe in and be passionate. Wendy hopes to learn a lot from the fellowship especially matters concerning leadership.