How Legado Does Leadership

At Legado, we believe that the source of all progressive, systemic, and lasting change, are people who are making a personal choice to take conscious actions towards the future they wish to be a part of, as individuals and as a collective.  This conscious future is what we refer to as legacy, or if you’re speaking Portuguese, legado. In an ... Read More

Legado’s Majka Burhardt Named as Mulago Henry Arnhold Fellow

In June of 2018, Legado’s Executive Director, Majka Burhardt, was named as one of Mulago’s Henry Arnhold Fellows– a group of “standout leaders focused on scalable solutions in conservation and climate.” Mulago is providing Legado critical funds and tools to scale our work from Mount Namuli to four other mountains by 2021. We’re grateful for their support of our work protecting … Read More

The impact of your support + encouragement

Today, it's a pleasure to share our 2017 Annual Report with you. Hot off the digital press, the report is full of stories, photos and even music (yes, Namuli now has an official community conservation song!) straight from our field team in Mozambique. This year was all about relationships. From investing in local leaders to supporting them to learn best practices around ... Read More

Will you stand with the Namuli community today?

I’m sure you agree with me that education is a basic human right. This year, the Namuli community has taken a stand for their future: the future of their rainforest, of their farms, of their children and the generations to come. More than 500 children of the Murrabue community who call Mount Namuli home and are in need a new ... Read More

You really want to watch Namuli!

Haven't had the chance to watch Namuli, yet? Fear not - this weekend is the perfect time to dig into this 30 minute story about how an unconventional climbing expedition unlocked a standstill on one of Africa's most important mountain ecosystems— Mount Namuli, Mozambique. Vertical biology, community conservation, and a really run out slab climb— it’s all in the film.  ... Read More

A year of conservation, community and impact

It’s my pleasure to share with you Legado’s first-ever Annual Report: a big-picture look at the impact you have made in Mozambique through your generous support. Read About Your ImpactTogether, we put Mount Namuli on the global conservation priority list, hosted permagarden training for over 100 locals, shared Namuli, the film, on 31 stages in 8 countries and more. We're a lean shop ... Read More

Let’s build a thriving future

In 2011, I became enamoured--obsessed even--with Mozambique’s Mount Namuli. While climbing led me to this granite monolith, the opportunity to create a marked difference in the lives of Namuli’s communities has kept me there, as the founder of Legado. Today, Legado is an international initiative that builds thriving futures for the world’s most threatened mountain ecosystems and the people who call ... Read More