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 KEINOMUGISHA JOSINA NAHABWE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
Gulu University | Gulu, Uganda | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 6
" Growing up i believed that crying was one way of healing when hurt (still uncertain about its role in the healing process) but all i can say it didn't work for me. I needed to get a therapy something to ease my pain. I got that, I got poetry I later learned that we all have emotional break downs once in a while which if not attended to can cause our mental health to deteriorate. I so much believe in discovering more about ourselves, its the beginning of recovery which is why I believe this project is important not only to me but to the community at large. People need to know how to boost their mental health without resorting to suicide, drugs, alcohol. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: A listening ear
A listening ear is a mental health focusing project that aims at guiding people in the community through their journeys of healing emotionally by creating an open platform on which both male and female can share their mental health states without being called weak .
It is driven from the constant suicide cases that happen in and around campus. And with the changing dynamics in society, it has become difficult for the males to be listened to as victims which leaves them feeling unloved , uncared for. In such cases the listening ear will come to their rescue and help them heal emotionally through poetry groups, story sharing groups, assigning healing partners among others.
About the Millennium Fellow
Keinomugisha Josina is a student, entrepreneur, ambitious, afraid of failing and a believer in start overs thus strong enough to take on every opportunity to be a better person, learn something, share the "little" she knows.
Passionate poet and a blogger who uses her blog as a medium to share her poetry with an aim to mirror the pain and trauma faced by many and expressed by a few with the hope of bringing healing to those that see their pains reflected in her poems.