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 SELEMANI ROBERT, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.
National University of Science and Technology | Bulawayo, Zimbabwe | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3
" I am excited to be a Millennium Fellow because its an opportunity I will use to help my fellows within my society to be advocates and
agents for positive change of the future of this
world. I am also excited because its an opportunity to build my leadership skills. Last but not least, With the strong desire I have for every child to access quality education, this opportunity will help me and my team make our project (Pillar Of Hope Foundation) which is positively impacting lives of vulnerable young people a success. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Pillar of Hope Foundation
The Pillar of Hope Foundation provides educational scholarships to less privileged students inform of stationery and tuition fees.
Our goal is to provide at least 1500 scholarships by 2020 and to help in improving access to quality education in Zimbabwe.
We want to help the vulnerable children to realise their dreams despite their poor family backgrounds. We have already started working with schools from remote rural areas.
With more resources coming we intend to expand our impact to:
-At least 20 schools
-At least 5 children's homes.
-We also intend to work with children living in the streets and help them to create a better future for themselves.
About the Millennium Fellow
Robert Selemani is an undergraduate student studying Informatics at The National University of Science and Technology Zimbabwe. He is currently part of the executive of The Choice Champions Peer Educators Club of NUST as a Minister of Information. He is also an active member of other several on-campus clubs which include Enactus NUST Club and Red Cross NUST Society.
Robert is still building his modern technology expertise, and is interested in working with communities, using his IT skills for the betterment of these communities.