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.

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UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT RONALD WAIRA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Makerere University | Kampala, Uganda | Advancing SDG 1 & UNAI 1

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" Am optimistic of getting new ideas,skills and knowledge in this fellowship of which these will help me to realize my desirable goals and objective of impacting my community members. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Busoga Legacy Unity (BLU)

The project is community based and was founded to
enhance the social and economic status of
people in our communities.The project equips
locals with modern methods, skills, knowledge
and equipments and tools used in Agriculture
so as to increase productivity and reduce
reduce poverty in the region
The project extends educational services to
the needy through giving out some scholastic
materials to those in need like books, pens
and sets. On addition the project organises
reach outs to certain schools where students
are given skills of making locally made
sanitary pads in order to young girls who can
afford buying pads stay in school.
The project encourages and sensitize people
make utensil stands,dig latrines in order to
improve on their sanitation and health
standards.

About the Millennium Fellow

My name is Waira Ronald, second year student of Bachelor of social Work and Social Admonistration at Makerere University, Uganda.
I was born at Lwabala village, Imanyiro sibcounty, Mayuge district,Eastern region Jinja.
I have witnessed people in my village going through had and complex life.Life characterised with poor water for domestic use, poor yields due to use of rudimentary methods and hardship in accessing public facilities like health services. These challenges compelled me to go for this degree program because am passionate at helping those in need and bringing a smile on someone's face.