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 KWIZERA RULINDA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

University of Rwanda | Kigali, Rwanda | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 4

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" I'm so excited and thrilled for this golden opportunity to take part in uplifting SDG'S through my project . I believe that People with mental health conditions deserve just as much support and compassion as people with physical health conditions. It’s not always your mental health that is the problem, sometimes the situation you are in needs to change. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Vulnerable People's Mental Health

Vulnerable People's Mental Health (VPM)

Today, the world is facing a barrier of increasingly dysfunction family across failing to maintain vulnerable people's right which make no exception to people with disabilities(Pwd).
Where Pwd are highly affected with deterioration of their rights and this too anguishes and tends to project standards of living and also their mental health. ''Covid19: who is protecting the people with disabilities?" said UN Human Rights

These people have families who disowned them. Deterioration of
people with disabilities' right affect their mental health which brings about stigma , loneliness,depression and other mental health issues which can lead to suicide if not treated. So it's our eager and enthusiastic to #Support Pwds’
mental health as to save lives of vulnerable..

About the Millennium Fellow

Kwizera Rulinda is a Rwandan who’s pursuing clinical psychology at University of Rwanda. He’s passionate writer, early career researcher and mental health advocate.
He believes that If we start being honest about our pain, our anger, and our shortcomings instead of pretending they don’t exist, then He trust that we’ll leave the world a better place than we found it.