Centro de Promoción y Salud Integral - Mary's Pence


Centro de Promoción y Salud Integral

Group of women standing outside in a barren landscape in a semicircle holding up shampoos and soaps.
  • Partner Location: Nindiri, Nicaragua
  • Partner Since: 2009
  • Number of Loans: 183

In addition to the ESPERA economic initiative, CEPROSI has two other initiatives in the communities of El Papayal, Campuzano and El Portillo in Nindiri, a women’s community development group and a youth gender equity group. About one third of the women in Nindiri engage in multiple businesses. 10% of the women create tusa (cornhusk) art, which is a traditional artwork for the region.

Business composition:

  • Small Shops – 45%
  • Selling/Buying Food – 26.7%
  • Producing and Selling Medicine – 13.3%
  • Tusa Art – 10%
  • Bakery/Prepared Food – 3.3%
  • Livestock – 1.7%

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