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 MBURU ESTHER NJERI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
University of Nairobi | Nairobi, Kenya | Advancing SDG 6 & UNAI 1
" To whom much is given much is expected. Growing up I was subjected to a society where many children died of Cholera and poor hygiene associated diseases. Every day, I am propelled with the desire to see no more child or adult die of a disease that can be prevented by simply upholding the right and proper hygiene and provision of clean water. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Hosanhy
Hosanhy is an organization that is spearheading the importance of eradication of water-borne disease through prevention among individuals. Water-borne diseases are rampant among individuals with low economic income. This is so because at times, the individuals in such set up are forced to choose between getting clean water or saving the little income they get to feed themselves. Most view upholding all the measures pertaining attaining proper hygiene as just but a luxury. Hosanhy ensure individuals in such setting enjoy a healthy life through education of masses on how to attain clean water for cooking and drinking as well as how to always maintain proper hygiene.
About the Millennium Fellow
Njeri Mburu is a fifth year student at The University of Nairobi pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy. She is a third born in a family of four children. She is a passionate individual who desires to see a healthy community irrespective of the economic status and the societal believes.