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 BENJAMIN NTIHEMUKA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture | Kigali, Rwanda | Advancing SDG 1 & UNAI 1
" This is a very exciting moment for me to meet youth of same mind and attitude of transforming lives of people through innovation. It is a big opportunity to learn from other fellows from different countries in order to standardize my project to international level. I am deeply motivated by the fact that the world is facing a huge crisis of Covid19 which needs a collective solution from all nations. Therefore, Millennium Fellowship is ideal for me to learn how I can extend my impact to the whole world "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Modern Home Farm
Modern Home Farm is a cage of an integrated system built with technology to grow crops and livestock. This farm will fight malnutrition and ensure zero hunger, it will maximize production and it will empower women for they will no longer do domestic work only but take the livestock produce to the market. It is built to maximize production on small land as the world's population keeps increasing and yet the land does not. It is designed in a simple way that allows the user to use time effectively and go-on with other activities.
About the Millennium Fellow
Benjamin Ntihemuka is a young passionate entrepreneur who founded Modern Home Farm which is a tool for social and economical transformation. He has been part of several youth initiatives and owns a high school magazine which is also a youth platform for flourishing young talents and fresh minds. Benjamin is currently undergraduate in Rwanda institute for conservation Agriculture where he serves as guild president.