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 DERRICK ADU-AMOAKO, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.
University of Cape Coast | Cape Coast, Ghana | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 2
" I want to make a change in the lives of the few that I can reach out to and with the vast network, collaboration and connection available in the Millennium Fellowship program, I am very excited to have the opportunity to tap into it as a member. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: PROJECT MtC
The project will take place at Moree a small town in the central coast of Ghana. The project aims to train teenage mothers in basic ICT and also to prepare them for the
basic certificate examination so that they can continue their education. The youth of the community will also be given reproductive health education.
activities: bi-weekly mentorship session, reproductive health education programs, free tutoring (four times weekly)
1.Teach and train about 15 teenage
mothers and help them re-write the basic education
certificate exam so they can enter secondary school.
2.Provide about 300 youth with reproductive health education
3. To provide some mentoring to help them focus on their educational goals.
4.Raise about $300 to support the initial stage of the project.
4.Create a platform and support service where the youth of this town can easily get information they need on their career and reproductive health.
About the Millennium Fellow
Derrick Adu-Amoako is a final year student at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana. Derrick is a Psychology major student and hopes to study Industrial Psychology after school. Derrick aspires to become an entrepreneur eventually and also hopes to keep touching the lives of people through his foundation.