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Capacitar: A Brief History

Capacitar was born in Nicaragua in 1988. In collaboration with CANTERA, Center for Popular Education, workshops have been offered to several thousand grassroots leaders, educators, religious, psychologists and social workers. CANTERA includes Capacitar practices in its natural medicine outreach program. Capacitar International facilitates yearly trainings sponsored by CANTERA. Yearly trainings and workshops are facilitated at CANTERA by Capacitar international trainer Mary Litell OSF.

Upcoming Workshops/Events


  • 18-20 Capacitar/Cantera Dance Retreat
    Cantera, Managua


  • 26-28 Capacitar Leadership Training
    Cantera, Managua
  • 18-20 Capacitar/Cantera Dance Retreat
    Cantera, Managua

Contact Information:

Anabel Torres CSA

Managua, Nicaragua


Click here to view a detailed map showing where Capacitar practices are taught and used in Nicaragua.


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 News & Resources:

Read the latest happenings of Capacitar's involvement in Nicaragua.


Read personal accounts of individuals' involvement with Capacitar.