Mesoamerican Nephropathy (MeN) Awareness

About Ingenio San Antonio

Who We Are?

Ingenio San Antonio (ISA) is a sugar mill in Nicaragua owned by the company Nicaragua Sugar Estates Limited (NSEL). Founded in 1890, it is the largest and most modern sugar mill in the country.

What We Do

Ingenio San Antonio was established as a sugar mill, however, over time it has diversified into a modern, efficient and eco-friendly agro-energy mill. It’s dedicated to the production and processing of sugar, biofuel, alcohol, electrical energy and molasses.

Our Purpose

Raise awareness on the epidemic of Mesoamerican Nephropathy (MeN), provide third parties with a database of peer-reviewed papers and reports on MeN and communicate the efforts being done by Ingenio San Antonio (ISA) to discover the cause, help those afflicted by the disease and prevent future cases. As well as to show the impact ISA has had throughout the years with their CSR practices, focusing on the well being of its workers.


Carlos Pellas Bonsucro

Don Carlos Pellas inauguró el segundo día de la Semana Bonsucro 2018

Sobre los logros obtenidos y los retos a los que se enfrenta la

SER San Antonio obtiene Certificación de Fair Trade

SER San Antonio ha sido certificada bajo el estándar de producción Fair Trade (comercio justo),

Climate Change Is Already Killing Farm Workers Around The World

Two years ago when I was living in Nicaragua, my friends and I

Latest Medical and Scientific Research

Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease

Study based in the prevalence population and risk factors of Chronic Kidney Disease in Leon, Nicaragua.

Source: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease

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NEPHCURE - Kidney International

Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease: an integrated clinical syndrome.

Source: Kidney International Organization

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AJKD - American Journal of Kidney Diseases

Acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease: the chicken or the egg?

Source: American Journal of Kidney Diseases

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BMC Nephrology

Additional perspectives on chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology (CKDu) in Sri Lanka – lessons learned from the study population prevalence CKDu

Source: BMC Nephrology

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