ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2021
UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT HANNAH WANJIRU KAMAU, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.
University of Nairobi Main Campus | Nairobi, Kenya | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 2
" Following my curiosity above all else has enabled me live a more creative life.
I believe that young people are energetic and innovative once we are equipped with the right skills and exposure we are able to create sustainable solutions for our world.
Being a Millennium Fellow is an opportunity for me to challenge myself and grow. It is also a platform that will allow me to contribute to the Sustainable development goals focusing on good health and education.
As a young person being able to impact my fellow peers and in general my society in a positive way through the work I do is a way I hope to make the world better.
The Millennium Campus Network will also give me an opportunity to join other innovative young people and Create a community with them all over the world. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Calma wellness
Calma wellness is a project that seeks to address the mental health issues affecting young people especially in university. The project seeks to do so by promoting yoga as a way to deal with mental health issues and at the same time take care of one's physical health to ensure wholesome health. The project will also organise mental health group discussions to normalize the conversation and eliminate stigma around mental health disorders.
About the Millennium Fellow
Hannah Wanjiru Kamau is a Kenyan University student taking an undergraduate degree in bachelor of Economics at the University of Nairobi. She is a wellness enthusiast with a particular interest in linking breathing exercises and body movement with mental health. She is a passionate yogi with 2 years experience in the practice.
She hopes to incorporate mental health awareness with yoga to help students deal with the stresses of schoolwork and adulthood. Her vision is to see young University students equipped with information and practical skills to enable them to actively priorities their mental and physical health. She believes her work will lead to a healthier younger generation.