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 NYAKINYUA KARUGA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

Strathmore University | Nairobi, Kenya | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3

" I am elated to be a Millennium Fellow because change comes from within. I would love to be the change I want to see. I am passionate about Education because I have seen it as a key to unlock a lot of opportunities that make life an amazing and interesting journey. I am grateful for this platform as it will enable me to reach many and create a voice for those who lack the same opportunities. I believe Education is an equaliser and being a MF will assist in providing quality education for all. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Purposeful Learning

Education is vast and diverse. It affects many, changes lives and in recent times, one can argue that it is a basic need. Educations serves as a life skill to navigate challenges of all sorts. Education need not only be formal, it may be informal. The objective of this project is to promote quality education. The target audience will be both the old and young as education never ends. The aim is to create a thirst and hunger in the young and empower the old to continue building on the already existing knowledge that they have acquired. The areas that would be focused on is for purposes of leading a better and fulfilling life through the power of education.

About the Millennium Fellow

Nyakinyua Karuga is a Senior at Strathmore University studying Law. Nyakinyua is the Former Head and current member of the Strathmore Extractives Industry Centre (SEIC). She has organised a fundraiser for a Children's Home in order to cater for basic needs such as: food, clothing, water and school fees. Nyakinyua is an assertive, goal-oriented, reliable, honest and confident individual. This enables her to be a team player as well as get the work done to the best of her ability. She is always willing, ready and eager to learn.

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