Fellow Class: Class 14

Christopher Kaahwa

Christopher Kaahwa hails from Kabarole District, in Western Uganda. He’s a MasterCard Foundation Scholar at Makerere University pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Communication whose dream is to become a voiceful journalist and guide people from all walks of life to reason together and provide solutions to challenges affecting their communities. He’s one of …

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Kayiteesi Rebecca

Kayiteesi Rebecca is an undergraduate student pursuing bachelor of science in agriculture at Makerere University-Uganda under the MasterCard foundation scholarship. She was born on the 9th June 1998 and the third born of four. She is the founder of Mushroom Hill and also the farm director of the same. Her growing up in a less …

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Jimcale Faarah

Jimcale is 21-year-olds, fighting against plastic waste in his country of Somaliland. He was born and raised in Hargeisa, Somaliland. Two years ago, he noticed plastic waste had become a major problem in his country, and no one was doing anything to improve it.  In 2019, Jimcale founded Plastic Venture – a recycling startup that …

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Duplicate Sambani

Duplicate Sambani is a student at EARTH University in Costa Rica studying Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Management. She is from the rural district of Buhera Zimbabwe. Duplicate is a MasterCard Foundation scholar, a leader who has been a MasterCard student representative, Millennium 2019 fellow, SDSN Youth coordinator as well as a holder of the …

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Owomugisha Fortunate

Owomugisha Fortunate is a student at Makerere University Uganda pursuing a Bachelors’s Degree in Quantitative Economics who also studied at Maryhill High School. She grew up in Mbarara city, western Uganda. More so she is passionate about the community and believes that the youth are the change of a better future and a better nation …

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Anil Ayebare

Ayebare Anil Pelice is a 4th-year Telecommunications Engineering Student at Makerere University. Her interest is in networking, leadership, and giving back. She held several leadership roles at different levels. While at Maryhill High School for  6 years; Anil was the Deputy Education Minister in Ordinary Level and she became the 1st Deputy Head girl in …

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Roger Kouagré Tcharo

Roger Kouagré Tcharo is a student of Animal Health and Production at the University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin. Aged 23, he comes from a peasant family. He studies at university through the Mastercard-Foundation Scholars Program. Roger is passionate about agriculture and animal husbandry. Courage, determination, autonomy, patience, a sense of responsibility, organization, ability to adapt, helping …

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Sènami Irène Bossavi

A young third-year undergraduate student at the University of Abomey Calavi, Irène comes from a middle-class family. From father Pascal Bossavi, soldier and mother Séraphine Agossou, Irène was born in Benin, precisely in southern Benin, where she spent all her childhood, grew up, and completed all her studies until now. She obtained her baccalaureate at …

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Namakula Alicia Mbalire

Namakula Alicia Mbalire is an alumnus of Makerere University, where she pursued a Bsc in Biotechnology. She finds joy when involving in Humanitarian work. She is also passionate about topics on climate change mitigation, women empowerment, and food security. With the above in mind, she is a millennium fellow and a campus director of the …

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Janepher Matini

Matini Janepher pursued BAs in Economics from MakerereUniversity.This was due to her passion to promote community economic developments in the rural areas of Uganda starting with her community in Mayuge where she first identified the need. To fulfill the above, she initiated a campaign“Nhiife initiative” with fellow peers against teenage pregnancy in2020. This initiative invitesMayuge …

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