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 FIDDEL CASTRO OWINO, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
University of Nairobi | Nairobi, Kenya | Advancing SDG 6 & UNAI 9
" I am excited because I have got this rare opportunity to showcase my project to the rest of the global community. I'm gladdened by the fact that I am going to get an opportunity to interact with my peers in a bid exchange knowledge in the various spheres of life. I am inspired to run my project by my belief in dignified human life through sustainability. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Kachieng' Sanitation Drive
The project focuses on creating public a awareness on the importance of sanitation and hygiene with an aim of reducing the prevalence of waterborne diseases and illnesses attributed to lack of hygiene. It also focuses on providing legal education on matters land and inheritance with an aim of reducing the conflicts that arise due to disagreements regarding them. We also highlight the plight of the citizens on matters of provision of water to the local authorities. By December we aim at reaching more people through various fora(in compliance with Covid-19 guidelines). We also aim at seeing a reduced number of the illnesses attributed to lack of hygiene and increasing the water provision resources.
About the Millennium Fellow
Fiddel Owino is a pursuant of a Bachelor of Laws degree at The University of Nairobi. He is guided by the fact that the world is dynamic and it thus requires creation of new solutions with each passing day. Fiddel believes in Youth empowerment as a vital tool towards achieving the United Nation SDGs. He is passionate about good leadership and is committed to achieving the same. Hope and determination are his main propelling factors.