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 CYNTHIA MUENI KIITI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
Strathmore University | Nairobi, Kenya | Advancing SDG 12 & UNAI 9
" I am honored to be a part of the Millennium Fellowship Class of 2020. It is a chance for me to improve my parternship with others and build my impact on the community. I am also ready to learn and embody various technical skills from my peers and the community in general. The world is our home and we have done nothing but destroy it, but it is not too late to save the planet. We need to stand up for our home. Therefore, I have made it purpose to improve awareness of the dangers of climate change and to ensure that Africa adapts to climate action. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Kenya Safi Organisation
The project involves transporting litter from the garbage disposal points to the recyclers. With partnered and specific recyclers, the project will hire a few individuals for a start who will collect desired litter required by the recyclers, these individuals will facilitate transportation to the recycling site. With a favorable contract, we shall be able to generate revenue by getting pay from the recyclers, this will be used to pay the hired individuals and cater for transport. This will be continuous, and with time, a sustainable cycle is reached. The project will partner with various consumers to easily get their litter. It will be able to generate its income and cater to its own cost from the means stated above.
About the Millennium Fellow
Cynthia Mueni Kiiti is a 19-year-old undergraduate student who is set on making the world a safer place. What excites her in being a Millennium Fellow is the opportunity to improve and strengthen the skills and visions she currently possesses.