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 IVARAH DENIS ITOFA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
University of Benin | Benin City, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 1 & UNAI 1
" I was born and raised in a sub-urban community in Nigeria where I saw the dreams of poor children crushed and little babies died from malnutrition while their mothers suffered with this harsh reality for the rest of their lives. I couldn't just sit and watch; I knew taking a tiny step to reach one family or child by supporting their education or giving out a single bowl of nutritious warm meal will make a big difference. Today, my child care journey is serving over 2000 vulnerable children. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Community Service Project
Community service Project is collecting stories from homeless families on the street with children. This documentary will serve as a precursor to fundraising to get these families a beautiful Christmas. The psychological trauma little children go through from staying out on the cold and trying to fend for themselves shows how much work we need to do.
We intend to raise 250,000 Naira ( $7000) in three months through crowd funding, social media and campaign and from Volunteers. This funds will help us get to 50 homeless families and provide them with a warm Christmas.
About the Millennium Fellow
Ivarah Itofameh is a passionate social entrepreneur working on child right protection and advocacy. He founded a Non profit at nineteen that currently serves over 2000 vulnerable children from 11 underserved communities in Nigeria, providing educational materials and warm meals through food drive.