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 JOHN KIMUTAI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Technical University of Kenya | Nairobi, Kenya | Advancing SDG 7 & UNAI 2

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" Diligence and adaptability are the core value that I have always thrived in and desired to grow even to another level .This are the very values that the MCN fellowship is designed to perfect and of most importance creativity. This will inturn have a tangible impact to the community and economy around . Thus contributing to the UNAI and sdg goals . "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Footstep Power Generation

Power Generation Using Footsteps is a collaborative project that aims at tapping the potential of human walking steps. The inspiration to work on this project was fueled by the high costs of fuel and the need for a cheaper and more reliable source of power in our slum dwelling areas and densely populated rural areas. In this century, power is very much of a need and this project addresses the demand for it in a more sustainable manner. It only requires the use of piezoelectric sensors installed at strategic places where there is human traffic and the stepping force is translated to electrical power and stored in batteries. Applications include powering street lights and home-based low-power appliances such as phones, torches, etc. The project will involve online discussions and coming up with a prototype that is in line with the UN's Sustainable Development Goals of providing Clean, Cheap, and Affordable Energy.

About the Millennium Fellow

Kimutai John is a very passionate, brilliant and industrious final year student in rhe school of mechanical engineering at The Technical University of kenya. He was born in Eldoret but now currently station in Nairobi, proudly Kenya. Leadership and service to his fellow youth has always been his deepest desire and passion for quite a long time. It all started in pre school when he was given the mandate of leading his peer in an environment cleaning mission and i must say it was done to perfection, upto now he still champions for environmental conservation and recently he participated in the challenge of planting over 500 trees in his homestead. Apart from that he has also been involved in several forums championing for youth employment and top most youth mental health issue that is a national concern now in kenya.I would wish to go on and on talking of my achievements ambitions and motives but it would be quite lengthy. Above all John more that willing to continue contributing to the United nations sustainable development goal both in the engineering world as and expert and also in each and eary capacity that i can be called upon to serve. Thank you.