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.
UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT PACIFIQUE HIRWA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.
University of Rwanda | Kigali, Rwanda | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 2
" I Devoted myself to fighting unwanted teenage pregnancies and sexual transmitted diseases amongst Rwandan youth, and joining Millennium Fellowship will enable me achieve my dreams . "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Ishema Health Initiative
We use mobile technology to provide sexual health education to adorescents especially those with different forms of disability
About the Millennium Fellow
Pacifique was born and raised from a rural part of northern Rwanda, being the fourth child among five children it was never easy for his poor parents to provide enough for that big family which taught him to always work hard and be efficient in whatever he sets his heart on. He got such a chance to be in school unlike many of his generation although he was always at the verge of dropping out due to financial setbacks, but he was able to complete high school thanks to imbuto foundation scholarship that he received due to his excellency in his studies.
Having grown up in a region with limited health infrastructures and having lost many people due to poor health services, for as long as he can remember he has always been passionate about health promotion, tropical neglected disease eradication, sexual and reproductive health, and gender and human rights promotions. He is so far admitted to university of Rwanda faulty of medicine and surgery where he is now making a community impact as he has set up ishema project initiative , which is a youth led initiative that work in a line of digitalizing health services , providing community education , and educating the youth about sexual and reproductive health as a way to eradicate unwanted teenage pregnancies and preventing STIs