This July 35 African and North American Next Gen’s converged in Mozambique for the 2015 Lost Mountain Next Gen Symposium. For us, a Next Gen is any young person who pursues their passions for driving positive change, exploring this great planet, forming new connections, and creating lasting impact. They are students and young professionals working on the hard issues of our time with big dreams about our global future.  Read on for the Next Gen Voice Blogs:

Women are key community leaders when it comes to creating a Thriving Future. Women like Leverina Ricardo.Leverina lives in Niwiri Village and is part of the Mucunha community in Mozambique. For the past few months, she has been one of the many women helping lead her community as they take collective action to build the community’s very first health center. ... Read More
A volunteer from the Mucunha community helps build a traditional stove to burn the blocks that will be used to construct the new health centerJoin usSupport Namuli’s community-led health prioritiesDonate TodayWhat: This Fall, Legado is asking friends and donors to support the Mucunha community on Mozambique’s Mount Namuli as they advance their community-identified Thriving Future health priorities. This includes building ... Read More

In Kenya, our community partners in Ngilai used the Thriving Future process to map their priorities for action.

In 2018, after participating in Legado’s Thriving Futures program, Sr. Serrote who lives in Mucunha village near Mount Namuli, Mozambique declared that growing and planting trees was part of his personal legacy. When area communities came together and prioritized a forest restoration program in their action plan, Serrote stepped up to lead the community nursery that grew trees for this ... Read More