A Sister State Program is not just a Government to Government program but meant to be a People to People Program between the states that declaring themselves as sisters. The program becomes successful only when there is people participation. MASSIWE relies on an extensive structure of representative committees and volunteers for each sister state. The Sister State committees should draw upon the expertise of individuals, educational institutions, businesses, and other organizations across Sikkim and Maryland. These committees should form a powerful network both home and abroad, fostering public and private partnerships for both socio-political and economic growth.
We firmly believe the environmental issues cannot be addressed without extensive public participation, but people need to be informed before they can get involved.
To further the appreciation of culture among all the people, to increase respect for the creative individual, to widen participation by all the processes and fulfillments of art this is one of the fascinating challenges of these days.” – John F. Kennedy
It is better to participate and fail than fail to participate.
“ Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is a success.” —Henry Ford
How to Get Involved?
- Make a financial contribution
- Organize a fundraising event
- Sponsor a program or event
- Join a committee
- Provide a home stay experience for a visiting delegation
Host a Delegation or Visit
- Help with site visits
- Host lunch or dinner
Sponsor a People-to-People Exchange
- Tax-deductible financial contributions towards events, hotel or transportation accommodations
- In-kind services
If you are interested, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org