ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2018
United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2018, students applied to join the Class of 2018 on 285 campuses across 57 nations. 30 campuses worldwide (just 11%) were selected to host the 530 Millennium Fellows in the global pilot this year.
The Class of 2018 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 310,000 people worldwide this year.
“I do whatever I do because I have a vision of transforming Africa into an admirable continent. Therefore as a transformative leader it's my role to identify the problems in my community and call for positive change for what I can apply or contribute to. I am very excited to be a fellow cause I have high hope of collaborating with young innovator who are highly creative and strong to make a world a better place to live. I also hope to build my Network and connects not forgetting achieving a UN certificate of recognition which I regard extraordinary.”
Millennium Fellowship Project
The project 'Care and Love For All' is under the UN SDG Combating poverty through education that tends to teach simple skills like soap and candle making to homeless kids so as to enable them obtain a living and later with accumulation of profits fulfill their life time dreams as they go back to school. The project also gives back the hope of love to these kids through grouping them into families which with respective family head to ensure love and care for each other. By November, the project team would like to ensure that at least each family can raise 80USD as it profits per month, also assess unity among each family
About the Millennium Fellow
Alicia, aged 20yrs, a MasterCard scholar at Makerere University pursuing a Bachelor's of science in Biotechnology. She holds position number one in her family and currently a Deputy Speaker of Makerere University Biotechnology Society. As a young transformative leader she believes in inclusive and servant leadership for effective transformation of African communities. She is passionate about giving back and charity work. She embraces collaboration as a magical tool of development, go alone and move fast but go together to move further.