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 ABDULLAHI ALAO ABOLAJI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

University of Ilorin | Ilorin, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3

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" Being part of the Millennium Fellow is away and step forward towards impacting people's lives while collaboratively working with people with the same mindset and vision. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Rising Star Initiative

Rising Star Initiative is an initiative that focuses on attaining Quality Education and is created to enlighten and empower kids in Primary school with skills that will benefit them academically. We used the phrase "Rising Star" because we believe that every child is a star; that is meant to glow and brighten every dark valley. And we discovered that the Star(in otherwise the child) cannot glow except with the right tools and the help of parents, guidance, and tutors/teachers through the process.

Owing to the very overbearing poor economic conditioning in the nation's educational sector, especially at the primary school level. Teaching and learning have not cut across all fields ranging from leadership, health, and problem-solving skills. We realized that the only way to save the upcoming generation from going through a similar predicament is to create a platform that will elevate the level of academic excellence of students at the primary level and sensitize the primary school teachers and tutors on the best ways to instruct the kids. The initiative is aimed to impact 2500 kids in three different communities withing August to November of 2021.

About the Millennium Fellow

Abolaji Abdullahi is a keen social entrepreneur who spends part of his time proper solutions to the community problem. He was born in Lagos and resides therein, and is also a native of Kwara state Nigeria. He is a writer and passionate about solving people's problems. He has volunteered and engages in so many philanthropic activities that can bolster the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. He plans to continue to work with appropriate quarters on ensuring the goals are met.