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 SANGWA ORNELLA WARAKOZE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture | Kigali, Rwanda | Advancing SDG 1 & UNAI 1

" I am so excited for this new journey as a Millennium Fellow, this is a huge part of my dream as i am looking forward to change common myths regarding Agriculture especially to potential young people who could be transforming lives through this sector for the overall betterment of our country and the whole continent at large. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Cheese for Fees

I have observed that there are only a few selections of cheese on our market yet people all around the world are eating many more types of cheese. I want to exploit cheese production and introduce various types of cheese to our cheese industry and I want to do this alongside lifting local farmers rearing cattle on small scales aiming at the least earning farmers. In about 4 months' time, my goal is that every farmer I'll be working with will be able to pay for the current or upcoming school term.

About the Millennium Fellow

Ornella is a young Rwandese currently in her first year at university where she's pursuing her passion for a life-changing career in agriculture. When she's not getting dirty on the farm or conducting various research on agriculture-related subjects, she enjoys music, reading novels, exploring places as well as engaging in outdoor sports.

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