Olumide Ojo is a student at the All Saints University School of Medicine, Dominica. He is a facilitator of the FiNiFi (Positivity and Humanity) group, a non-governmental, voluntary group whose core values are "Positivity and Humanity." He was also vice-president for the Students Body Council of medical students at All Saints University School of Medicine, Dominica. Read on to find a bit more about this inspiring delegate who's joining us at MCC2014, his organization, and how you can join the movement.
FiNiFi has joined, evaluated, and taken facts and actions respectively to call upon the government to address the problem of the "Girl Child Sexual Abuse and Rape" in Dominica. They continue to advocate via public opinion polls, petition, and public sensitization endeavors to have perpetrators of sexual abuse and rape prosecuted. FiNiFi also collaborated with the Dominica Cancer Society for a successful fundraiser event to cover the medical and health chargers cancer patients in Dominica incur in the course of their treatments.
As the Vice-President and member of the Students Body Council, there were numerous tasks, executive decisions, and events that the council planned. Most significantly, however, is the partnership with the Dominica Diabetes Association in planning the event "Diabetes Week," which included health informative sessions, music, hula-hoop, face painting, cross-country walk, and aimed at community awareness.
In addition, there was also a "Community Health Fair" organized in partnership with the "American Medical Student Association" for the community of All Saints University, Roseau, Dominica. During this event, there were free checks on blood-glucose level, blood pressure, body mass index, visual acuity, sexual education, and a one-on-one session with qualified physicians.
On why he wants to be part of MCC2014: "I want to attend MCC2014 to meet and network with student leaders, hear from speakers and leaders in global development that will be engaging in dialogue that regards end to global poverty and measures that needs to be taken to achieve the 'United Nations Millennium development goals' through sustainable development.
I stand to gain a lot and this also contributes to self, positive and humane total development as I intend to network with intellectual individuals, organisations, resource persons and amazing speakers from all over the world.
I will be offering my passion, beliefs and values that by factivism, positivity, humanity and love, the world, will become a better place celebrating peace, freedom and true happiness."
Olumide, as well as many other student leaders from across the globe, will be joining us this October 10-12th, 2014 at the 6th Annual Millennium Campus Conference. There, they and other students will be exchanging ideas and talking about how to achieve the UN Millennium Goals. in addition, everyone will be able to attend keynote speeches by influential global leaders such as Nicholas Kristof, Dr. Paul Farmer, among others. Apply now!