Recyclers in Jinotega often live in extreme poverty. Fundación Aldea works with recyclers to consolidate and expand an operation in Jinotega Department by training a youth recycling network in organization, management, marketing and equipment operation. At the IAF, we support community-led solutions to expand economic opportunity in Nicaragua. Fundación Aldea’s activities support local entrepreneurship and market development to ensure meaningful opportunities for communities to thrive.
|Project:||Location:||Years active:||IAF grant funding:||Counterpart commitment:||Direct beneficiaries:||Indirect beneficiaries:||Program areas:|
|Building the capacity of young recyclers in Jinotega||Nicaragua||2018 – 2021||$225,000||$379,033||1,050 individuals||4,200 individuals||civic engagement
leadership and education
job skills and enterprise development
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