ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019
United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations. 69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,092 Millennium Fellows. The Class of 2019 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 978,400 people worldwide this year.
UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT CEDELLA AKECH OTIENO, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.
Millennium Fellowship Project: WeCare
WeCare provides the necessary skills and talent nurturing in children at a young age so as to ensure that they are not left destitute in case they are not able to complete their education due to reasons such as poverty.
About the Millennium Fellow
Cedella Akech is an undergraduate student at the University of Nairobi, Parklands campus undertaking her bachelor’s degree in Law. She currently serves as the Secretary-General to the Student's Organization of Law and Diplomacy at the University. She is passionate about the protection and preservation of human rights and diplomacy. She is all about giving back to the community in any way she can, therefore, she volunteers for legal aid to the underprivileged in the society at Kenya National Human Rights Commission and Kituo cha Sheria.