Economic ActivitiesIn the community of San Juan de Peñas Blancas there are no large concentrations of land, since this community is characterized as a peasant settlement, where the economic activities that are mainly carried out are tuber and agriculture, such as cassava, sweet potato, taro, plantain, beans, corn, among others. Dual-purpose livestock is also common among locals.
Fish farming is also common around, mostly tilapias, which are sold in the local community and sometimes in some other areas of the country. There are poultry farms, for chickens, hens and egg production, both for family consumption and for marketing. On the other hand, tourism is one of the sectors that generates the most employment, both for people from the community and from other areas, where chefs, guides, workers, construction masons, bartenders, maids, among others, are hired. Unfortunately, there is a lot of unemployment, which is more frequent in the young population that must migrate to other places, which is more marked in the female gender and even more so if they are single mothers.