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'm excited to be a Millennium Fellow because the impact this fellowship is going to have on the project I'm representing will bring immeasurable improvement for all the kids we are trying to help through this activities, and I'm looking forward to working within this network of people around the world who share the same values and visions that I do.”
Millennium Fellowship Project
The Project of Preventive and Restorative Oral Health Care in Schoolchildren aged between 5-14 years is a project that aims to educate children of a vulnerable population to promote healthy lifestyle. Two communities will be visited to carry out the following activities: brushing techniques, oral care, oral hygiene, preventive and curative care, simplified oral hygiene index, caries index. Approximately 200 people will benefit from these activities. This project is advising the principal of addressing poverty because the team is focusing on school children of vulnerable populations in their country that can’t afford private health care. Also the commitment of human rights to children that have the right to learn and get the service of oral health.
About the Millennium Fellow
Ruth is a 20 year old dentistry student studying in Universidad de las Americas in Quito, the capital of Ecuador. She is currently at her third year and has been a part of this project for a year and a half. She graduated from high school when she was 16 years old and lived in Germany for a year, that was time she dedicated to learning the language and also deciding her career. Her favorite pastime is reading, and she shares a lovely home in the outskirts of Quito with her parents, two older brothers, and a cat.
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