Community initiatives, food

Our Growing Strong campaign: going strong!

We’ve reached the best part of the Growing Strong campaign - delivering the produce that donors have so generously funded!  So far we've delivered chickens to three communities and it was wonderful to see the excitement of the women as they received their cute little chicks… We’ve been hugely helped in the project by José… Continue reading Our Growing Strong campaign: going strong!

business, Community initiatives, En Via, food

Growing strong: En Vía’s response to Covid-19

“It’s been a test for sure!” says Viviana Ruiz, our Managing Director, assessing the impact of Covid-19 on En Vía’s work.   In the classes we teach the women how to make their businesses strong and resilient.  But we never thought of a pandemic!  So now is the time to see what they’ve learned -… Continue reading Growing strong: En Vía’s response to Covid-19

business, En Via, Indigenous Culture, Microfinance, Oaxaca, Oaxaca life

En Vía in times of COVID-19

Usually on this blog we bring you stories of joy and positivity, of women who found empowerment and a brighter future. We love to tell you about motivation, inspiration and the power of seemingly small actions being able to influence a whole community’s wellbeing. But in these trying times, where nearly everybody in the world… Continue reading En Vía in times of COVID-19

En Via, Oaxaca, Oaxaca life

Why we stay inside for gender equality

Strolling through the streets, soaking up the sun, letting your thoughts wander, enjoying a wonderful day in Mexico. Or going to school, eager to learn, to shape your mind. Or maybe going home from a long day working at the market, ready to rest your feet. Just living your normal life, nothing you should have… Continue reading Why we stay inside for gender equality