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 ALEX LUSWATA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
Makerere University | Kampala, Uganda | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 1
" It has always been my dream to improve the health of others. I strongly believe that it is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver. The Millennium Fellowship will equip me with the right skills and connect me with like minded young people, this will push me far up the ladder in the achievement of this my dream. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Ssuubi health initiative
Ssuubi health initiative is a voluntary community based project that strives to improve the health of others especially the less privileged. The project equips the masses with skills in making household items necessary for promoting hygiene and good sanitation which are vital for health lives. These include liquid soap,hand wash and sanitisers among others. They have so far touched lives of many, with more support they envision to extend their helping hands to over 1500 families.
About the Millennium Fellow
Luswata Alex is a medical student of Makerere University. As a young leader he delights in inclusive leadership. He believes that life without health is like a river without water. He has a burning passion to see everyone having a good health. It is this passion that pushed him to start the Ssuubi health initiative,a voluntary project that equips the masses with skills in making household items necessary for promoting hygiene and good sanitation. Alex is also an active member of different youth led organisations like Rotaract and Uganda young farmers association.