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 KIMARU EMMANUEL K, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Moi University | Eldoret, Kenya | Advancing SDG 16 & UNAI 1

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" If beauty had a distinct color, then it would be green. Green for vegetation symbolizes fertility and prosperity – an assurance of the future. Each time I see a well maintained forest, there is a surge of joy in my heart. Oh, the greenery! Trees are the reason why I am so excited to be part of the Millennium Fellowship this year. As I am a writer and photographer, I hope to employ the skills and knowledge learnt in the fellowship into an amalgamation of sorts to help create a powerful campaign towards preservation and maintenance of trees. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Dunia Bora Initiative

Dunia Bora is a collective initiative launced by Millennium Fellows at Moi University that offers training and mentorship to primary and high school children. During their outreach, the cohort at Moi University focused on peace education, health particularly mental and oral health through partnerships and support from bodies such as Heroes for Change were we able to offer these children a token of appreciation for their time in the form of books and toothpaste. The team also managed to have a tree planting exercise with the children in a bid to promote sound environmental practices.

About the Millennium Fellow

Kimaru K is a brilliant writer, enthusiastic storyteller fueled by the idea that everything is a story. He loves reading for reading creates a portal of escape to a world of infinite possibilities. Kimaru loves trees so much that any evidence of deforestation has the potent power to induce a heartbreak. When not reading or writing, Kimaru likes to listen to music and take pictures that appreciate humanity in their little, magical ways of making the world a better place.