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 TERESIA WAMAITHA WARUIRU, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.
University of Nairobi | Nairobi, Kenya | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3
" Being a Millennium Fellow fills my heart with joy as i get to work with my fellow colleagues and young people out in the world in impacting the surrounding community and world at large in small and big ways.I like what I do because I believe in value addition and legacy.I get to do the above through the Millennium Fellowship. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Angaza Social Project
Angaza is a Swahili word that means to ‘illuminate’ or ‘give light’. The project aims at empowering teachers so as to improve the learning outcomes of students. It also aims at mentorship of pre-teen girls in primary schools. The pilot project took place in a Shariani Primary school in Kilifi County, Kenya
1. We will roll out the program in 3 public primary schools
2. We will take at least two teachers per school through the digital learning program training. At the end of the training, the teachers should be able to take the students through a whole lesson using the tablets and laptops provided by the government to their schools. The teacher should be able to use the laptops to plan the class, access learning on the laptops.
3. Angaza teens will be rolled out to girls preferably in class 5 and 6 in the three schools.
About the Millennium Fellow
Teresia Wamaitha Waruiru is a final year law student at the University of Nairobi pursuing a Bachelor of Laws Degree.Teresia Wamaitha Waruiru is the executive secretary of the Rotaract Club of University of Nairobi,Parklands.She is also the founder and Chairperson of Tuungane Group (online savings and investment group).She is currently undertaking a project called Angaza Social Project which aims at educating school teachers on digital skills and striving towards SDG 4 and UNAI principle of education for all.She hopes to work with like minded people in being social change drivers in her community and the world.