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 BLESSING PAUL BABAJI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

University of Maiduguri | Maiduguri, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 3

" I am super excited to be part of the 2020 Millennium Fellowship as this will give me an opportunity to acquire skills and broaden my horizon on knowledge of community building and sustainability. I will also be able to meet with like minds with same passion of African community development. This will no doubt help me be a better person and contribute meaningfully to my community especially when it comes to healthcare. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Health4Her

Health4Her aims at targeting young girls who cannot afford sanitary pads and have no one to talk to concerning menstrual hygiene and reproductive health. It will also provide mentorship to such girls to enable them reach their maximum potentials in life and be better persons in the society. Activities will include, distribution of sanitary pads to 100 young girls, health talks and career talks.

About the Millennium Fellow

Blessing Babaji is a fifth year medical student in the college of medical sciences University of Maiduguri. Blessing volunteers yearly in the December to Remember project; Africa"s largest Orphanage outreach where medical services, educational and food materials are being distributed to such persons. Blessing enjoys working with people to affect lives and making an impact in the society.

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