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

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Angélica, Community initiatives, Education, En Via, Mexico, Microfinance, Monitoring & Evaluation, Oaxaca, Oaxaca Ecotourism, Oaxaca life, Santo Domingo Tomaltepec, volunteering

Una Casa con Cariño

por Tiffany Nguyen Tiffany is a fourth-year undergraduate at the University of Texas at Dallas, and she is studying public and nonprofit management. She misses Oaxaca, and she hopes she can return to see her many beloved friends in this beautiful city! It was a Wednesday in mid-July. I sipped orange-flavored Del Valle and asked… Continue reading Una Casa con Cariño

The church of Santo Domingo Tomaltepec on a clear, sunny day in front of a blue sky
Angélica, Bakery, Desserts, Education, En Via, Food, Mexico, Microfinance, Oaxaca, Oaxaca life, Santo Domingo Tomaltepec, volunteering

Sueños de Pastel

por Tiffany Nguyen Tiffany is a fourth-year undergraduate at the University of Texas at Dallas, and she is studying public and nonprofit management. She does not want to leave Oaxaca but feels grateful to have met everyone that she did. When she was a child, Angélica Martínez Pérez would play in the dirt and “bake”… Continue reading Sueños de Pastel

Education, En Via, Health & Nutrition, Oaxaca, Oaxaca life, Workshops

Into Oaxaca & Out of Myself

By: Nali E. Asamoah Coming​ ​to​ ​Oaxaca,​ ​MX​ ​I​ ​didn’t​ ​really​ ​know​ ​what​ ​to​ ​expect​ ​or​ ​what​ ​I​ ​would​ ​really​ ​take away​ ​from​ ​the​ ​experience.​ I​ ​am​ ​a​ ​first​ ​generation​ ​college​ ​student​ ​and​ ​this​ ​was​ ​my​ ​first​ ​time​ ​out​ ​of the​ ​country​ ​since​ ​coming​ ​to​ ​America.​ ​My​ ​family​ ​is​ ​from​ ​Ghana​ ​and​ ​I​ ​was​ ​born​ ​and​… Continue reading Into Oaxaca & Out of Myself

Education, English Classes, Oaxaca life, Teotitlan del Valle, volunteering

Giving Back to Oaxaca

By Newell Searle Retired, lives in Minnetonka, Minnesota, when he is not in Mexico. Oaxaca offers the traveler a wealth in color, artisan crafts, outstanding food, and courteous hosts. This is a welcoming place for a few days, a few weeks, or a few months. If you plan to stay in Oaxaca a while, consider giving… Continue reading Giving Back to Oaxaca