En Via, En Via Staff, Oaxaca, Oaxaca life, volunteering, Women Borrowers

Women are INSPIRING

As you know, here at En Vía, we are always celebrating women and sharing stories of our inspiring borrowers. Now with International Women's Day, we wanted to kick off a month of sharing personal stories so we can keep talking about how great women are while you get to know the team. As part of… Continue reading Women are INSPIRING

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Oaxaca life, Project Tour

Part II: Stories of Stoves and Storefronts: Reflecting on Project Tours’ impact with our borrowers

By: Michelle Zhang Michelle is from Massachusetts and is currently on a gap year between high school and university. She volunteers as an impact assessment intern and tour guide with En Vía. In San Miguel del Valle, I met with Tereza who joined En Vía in 2015. She runs the town’s only comedor (like a… Continue reading Part II: Stories of Stoves and Storefronts: Reflecting on Project Tours’ impact with our borrowers

Oaxaca life

Stories of Stoves and Storefronts: Reflecting on Project Tours’ impact with our borrowers

By: Michelle Zhang Michelle is from Massachusetts and is currently on a gap year between high school and university. She volunteers as an impact assessment intern and tour guide with En Vía.  Once a year, En Vía offers a five day Project Tour that expands upon regular tours. Participants not only learn about microfinance by… Continue reading Stories of Stoves and Storefronts: Reflecting on Project Tours’ impact with our borrowers

business, Education, Oaxaca life

An Interview with Yanet: A closer look at the crowdfunding campaign and En Vía’s education program

By: Sophie Green Sophie is from Cambridge, Massachusetts and is a recent graduate of Bard College. She is currently serving as a communications intern for En Vía.  With just two weeks to go, we are well over our crowdfunding campaign goal of 11,000 USD, and we could not be more thrilled! This campaign is to… Continue reading An Interview with Yanet: A closer look at the crowdfunding campaign and En Vía’s education program

Education, En Via Staff, Mexico, Microfinance, Oaxaca, Oaxaca life

A New Chapter for En Vía: An Interview with Mica and Viviana

By: Sophie Green Sophie is from Cambridge, Massachusetts and is a recent graduate of Bard College. She is currently serving as a communications intern for En Vía.  On Mica’s last full day of work, I got a chance to sit down with both her and Viviana to talk about their transitions in and out of… Continue reading A New Chapter for En Vía: An Interview with Mica and Viviana