ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2021
United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In 2021, over 25,000 young leaders on 2,000+ campuses across 153 nations applied to join the Class of 2021. 136 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 2,000+ Millennium Fellows. The Class of 2021 is bold, innovative, and inclusive.
UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT MAITWA CHEELO MAITWA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.
EARTH University | San José, Costa Rica | Advancing SDG 12 & UNAI 1
" My foresight (visionary and imaginative), charisma and ability to cogitate outside the proverbial box drives my upholding work. And I have great confidence that being a Millennium Fellow will broaden my mind to even much more greater thinking standards with more knowledge and skill in leadership, critical thinking, effectiveness etc. And give me a unique and rare opportunity to get connected with people around the world, to help me in the accomplishment of SDG 7 and 13. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: ECO-WHEEL
ECO-WHEEL works on gathering and reusing household waste as reasonable substrates to produce Maggots and manure. Maggots are affordable, green, and sustainable high protein feed/ supplement for livestock like pigs, poultry, birds, and fish. We started with a demonstration for practical and teaching purposes at our campus and then proceeded to surrounding communities. We use videos and small pamphlets to reach and educate people in and out of the university. The objective of the project is to provide a cheap alternative supplementary feed(maggots) for farmers, to promote a farming practice that is economically viable, socially just, and environmentally friendly, and to reduce the energy loss within the food web and also promote the spirit of recycling.
About the Millennium Fellow
Maitwa is a sophisticated, meek companion, TEDx Costa Rica speaker and Co-Founder of ZEBC Bio-Balanced animal feeds at EARTH University in costa Rica. He was born in Zambia but Currently in Costa Rica pursuing his bachelor’s degree in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management at EARTH University. For many years, he believes devotedly in communal amelioration and functioning for the common good. His personal experience drives his upholding work. after high school, he has demonstrated a unique heartwarming ability to volunteer in hospitals, schools, orphanage for the betterment of human lives. Maitwa seeks to contribute to positive impact through sustainable agriculture.