Enfermadad renal cronica

Living and dying between crops: Chronic Kidney Disease in Chichigalpa

Chichigalpa is a municipality of Chinandega, Nicaragua. Here it is impossible to separate the residency areas from the agricultural ones. The houses grew among the crops of –mainly- sugar cane. The dilemma is that what is good for agricultural production it does not equally beneficial for the residents. Sugar industry workers were the first to be detected with Chronic Kidney Disease.