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 DODDY KIPROP MARU, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
University of Nairobi | Nairobi, Kenya | Advancing SDG 1 & UNAI 1
" Being a Millennium Fellow is exciting for me because of the potential for progressive impact in society it can make. I have long been part of Rotary International which shares a similar goal of sustainability with the United Nations. Cooperation with other Millennium Fellows is also a thrilling prospect since team work makes the dream work. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: AguaCycle
AguaCycle is a aimed at providing fresh and clean water to marginalized communities without electricity. A well is dug and the groundwater is extracted through the use of a fixed bicycle which generates power to pump the water as you cycle. AguaCycle's ultimate goal is to achieve is a functional community-inclusive well at a suitable hydrological spot to ensure sustainability of the well. The goal is to provide clean water to at least 20 households in this period.
About the Millennium Fellow
Doddy Maru is a law student at the University of Nairobi, Parklands Campus and an alumnus of Nairobi School.
He is passionate about conservation of environment, sustainable use of resources and equity in society while collaborating with others to achieve those aims. He also serves as President of the Rotaract Club of UoN Parklands.