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 JANE MICH AWUOR, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

Strathmore University | Nairobi, Kenya | Advancing SDG 13 & UNAI 9

" I am truly honored to be part of the Millennium Fellowship as it is a chance to take part in my passions; championing posterity for the earth and enabling social impact. I am truly excited for the thorough and fulfilling journey ahead filled with numerous brilliant expectations, but one main one to impact the earth and its people! "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Kenya Safi Organisation

The 'uber' of litter from the garbage disposal points to the recyclers. With numerous garbage dumping sites in my city and country, which are not well-kept, serviced and maintained; the project shall explore the opportunity in this stated gap. 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 favourable 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 sustainable a cycle, the project will partner with various consumers to easily get their litter. It will be able to generate its income and cater for its own cost from the means stated above. With time, we shall develop an app to connect us to the consumer and respective recycler. Besides that, the project shall set up convenient dumping sites and several bins to reduce littering and encourage proper disposal. This will make litter-collection much easier.

About the Millennium Fellow

Jane Mich is a student a Strathmore University, currently waiting to join her third year in Bachelor of Business Science in Financial Engineering. She is specifically interested in Sustainability Development, thus took up the opportunity to be a Millennium Fellow. Jane is a volunteer at an organization; AIESEC that is well-known for its work towards sustainability; this thus immensely fostered her interest in the subject mentioned. She regularly takes part in activities that are aimed at sustainability and would now love to know how the technical and scholar aspect of it works. Jane regularly enjoys hiking, excursions and long trips, but can also be found with a team of fellow activists collecting litter many times.

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