Young People and the Economy - Launch of a new project with partners in Masaya, focusing on youth enterprise and in collaboration with Swiss NGO Interteam. Read more here.
Projects in Masaya - Annual Review 2016 - a photographic record of work with our partner organisation in Nicaragua.
The Leicester Masaya Link Group is a non-governmental organisation which manages the town-twinning link between Leicester and Masaya in Nicaragua. Official twinning was established in 1987 and since then, the LMLG has worked to develop and maintain an exchange of contacts between the two cities by co-ordinating projects aimed at enriching life in both cities.
The LMLG is a registered charity (No: 1088684) with two objectives:
The LMLG aims to foster mutual understanding and friendship between the people of Leicester and Masaya, by celebrating the diversity of our respective cities. The link ensures that the global issues which affect our sister city in Nicaragua are as important here as they are in Masaya.
As well as facilitating practical projects that promote sustainable development on the ground in Masaya, the LMLG contributes to the provision of development education and global awareness raising across all sectors of the community, by organising exchange visits, cultural activities, projects in schools, speaker meetings and other public events in Leicester.
2016 AGM - Thursday 1 December 2016 from 6 - 7.30pm at Regent Sports and Social Club, Liecester LE1 7DA. Includes a talk: Making Gran Nicoya Work: The Pre-Hispanic Past of Nicaragua as a Renewable Resource by Paul Edward Montgomery. See here for more information and invitation