Legado: In the Pursuit
of Thriving Futures

Community members from Mucunha, Mozambique celebrating the formal recognition of their community land. (Photo: Roshni Lodhia/Legado).
Majka is the Founder & Executive director of Legado. Legado is a global nonprofit that works alongside indigenous peoples and local communities in places important for biodiversity to ensure they have the tools, resources, and partnerships they need to create and lead solutions that benefit both their communities and landscapes—an outcome we call Thriving Futures™. The ultimate goal is to build a sustainable, locally-led system for collaborative problem solving that fosters adaptability and resilience in communities for meeting current and future challenges, such as those brought on by climate change.

Our Current Reach


We are working to ensure that by 2030, the Legado Model is driving Thriving Futures in more than a dozen high value landscapes around the world. Our project locations are all important both for biodiversity and for indigenous peoples or other local communities.

In 2021, Legado expanded in Africa beyond our flagship site in Mozambique to Kenya. Future partnerships and sites in Latin America will be announced soon. In all of our sites, we partner with a local organization to apply the Legado Model to achieve greater and longer-lasting impact.

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the work Legado is doing around the world.

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Legado and our Programs
are Backed By The Best

Legado Supporters

Legado is directly supported by a variety of generous foundations, corporations, and private donors, among them:

Program Funders

Legado and our Program Partners are generously championed by the following groups
for specific in-country implementation:


Program Partners

Legado partners with these expert in-country organizations to create Thriving Futures using the Legado Model:


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