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 SAMUEL NIYONKURU, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

University of Rwanda | Kigali, Rwanda | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 1

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" Creativity and adaptability, fueled by systems thinking, drive my art and my wark. Being a part of the Millennium Fellowship will enhance these skills collaboratively. The skills I again from the Millennium Fellowship will make my social impact on school and art communities more tangible and aligned with the UNAI principles and SDGs. I am excited to increase my anticipatory competence by envisioning new ways of learning and creativity. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Raising Pigs

Focusing on self-sufficiency and reducing poverty, raise pigs is an initiative that targets girls between 10-18 years old who have dropped out from school and need to secure income to remain self-sufficient. We hope to fundraise and provide girls with the option to raise pigs and secure income needed for their studies.

About the Millennium Fellow

Samuel NIYONKURU is a bright, young and globally competitive multifunctional, multidisciplinary. He was born in Rwanda, resident in Rwanda, and is currently studying in university of Rwanda, Rwanda. For as long as he could remember, samuel has always been passionate about his advocacies for justice, immigrant's rights, and women's rights. This drive and ardour translated itself from samuel's experience in the international community and his continuous dedication to social action. Throughout his high school years and currently in his university years, he has successfully organized various philanthropic projects and social justice movements; which through his outstanding leadership, he plans to continue in the future. Samuel aspires to be in a professional field where he can cultivate these advocacies further, and provide his own contribution in the development of the of the united nations' sustainable goals.