En Via, En Via Staff, Entrepreneur profiles, Oaxaca, Oaxaca life, volunteering

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

Artisan Crafts, En Via, En Via Events, Entrepreneur profiles, Food, Mexico, Oaxaca, Oaxaca life, Teotitlan del Valle

Water for Chocolate

by Tiffany Nguyen Tiffany is a 4th-year undergraduate student visiting Oaxaca from the University of Texas at Dallas, where she studies public and nonprofit management. She is delighted to get to write about Oaxaca and its wonderful traditions. On the second day of En Vía’s Feria de Artesanas Emprendedoras, Isabel Lazo Chávez brings the tools… Continue reading Water for Chocolate

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

En Via, En Via Events, English Classes, Entrepreneur profiles, Mexico, Microfinance, Oaxaca, Oaxaca life, San Jerónimo Tlacochahuaya, Teotitlan del Valle, volunteering

The Value of VolFUNteering.

Words and photos by Eda Tajuddin. It’s crazy how quickly and how drastically your perspective can change. Quitting my job in London and moving to Mexico to volunteer was terrifying even though I was lucky enough to have the financial and moral support I needed. Still, when you’re in a bubble obsessed with job security,… Continue reading The Value of VolFUNteering.