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 DEMISSE BURUK KEFYALEW, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
Kenyatta University | Nairobi, Kenya | Advancing SDG 1 & UNAI 1
" It is pleasing to be part of a fellowship that is standing for the greater good of the less fortunate and disadvantaged in our societies. The Millennium Fellowship is a platform where I can meet individuals with similar ideas of making the world a better place than we found it. The diversity of in the fellowship will enable me gain more knowledge and and the skills required to deal with various issues we are facing in our communities. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Little Things Matter Initiative
Little Things Matter is an initiative that works towards improving the living conditions of children in homes and aims to promote their wellbeing as they lack the basic amenities required to live a sustainable life. The initiative have managed to provide these children with food items, toiletries and beddings for the cold season. They are working on ways to enable them acquire permanent land as they reside on rental land paid by well wishers.
About the Millennium Fellow
Demisse Buruk Kefyalew an Ethiopian national and bachelors degree student at Kenyatta University studying Environmental Studies & Community Development. He is a strong believer of equal opportunities to all an provision of resources to individuals in order to better their lives. This will ultimately enable to develop the greater community creating sustainabilty.