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 RUFARO HOZHERI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.
National University of Science and Technology | Bulawayo, Zimbabwe | Advancing SDG 1 & UNAI 3
" Im excited because it gives me the opportunity to influence and change the world at a higher level through interaction with fellow Millenniums. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Project Edify
Project Edify aims at improving small businesses in zimbabwe by creating group lending schemes which acts as collateral when getting loans. These small entreprenuers also benefit from financial literacy and other business skills. We also do marketing for these small businesses whilst exposing them better markets. These small entreprenuers targeted includes scuplters who make traditional artifacts and jewellery.
The project's goal is to develop these small business owners such that they do business professionally and be able to grow, thus reducing poverty.
About the Millennium Fellow
Rufaro Hozheri is a finance enthusiast who is passionate about making everyone else also financially literate. He has held several finance related posts in clubs such as finance manager in enactus. He also conducted several financial literacy trainings to orphanages.