ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2020
United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2020, 15,159 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2020 on 1,458 campuses across 135 nations. 80 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,000+ Millennium Fellows. The Class of 2020 is bold, innovative, and inclusive.
UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT SWASTIKA SHRESTHA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
Agriculture and Forestry University | Bharatpur, Nepal | Advancing SDG 12 & UNAI 9
" I am thrilled to be a part of the Millennium Fellowship and learn with the young minds all around the world. I believe sustainablity which is today's necessity demands proper waste management. Hence I am working to encourage every household to be responsible for the waste they produce. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: ‘Thought for Waste’ (TFW)
Thought for Waste (TFW) is a community-based project that focuses on waste management and sustainable agriculture. The project will be focusing on 3’ R waste management system that is Reduce, Reuse, Recycle also 3’R concept in agriculture waste that is Reduce in use of chemical pesticides, Reuse in terms of animal feed Biogas, Recycle the decomposable wastages into compost or vermicomposting. This project will be creating a positive impact through strategies on waste segregation and management. The targeted audience is students in school and colleges along with their parents. Along with knowledge of creating waste segregation, it includes training on composting and vermicomposting through the presentation, videos, and trained personnel. The project will encourage everyone to think for waste before dumping them and grow your food utilizing the waste.
About the Millennium Fellow
Swastika Shrestha, 20 yr old, is an enthusiastic and creative learner from Nepal. She is an undergraduate at Agriculture And Forestry University persuing her Bachelors in Agriculture. She is the Program Coordinator at The Ecominions. She dreams a sustainable community in her country where waste management is a responsible work.