Education, English Classes, Oaxaca, San Jerónimo Tlacochahuaya, Teotitlan del Valle, volunteering

‘A delight!’ Teaching English with En Via

by Sylvia Hines, Communications Intern The blue is startling.  The sky is the purest, brightest blue and so is the municipal building of the community of San Jerónimo Tlacochahuaya, where En Vía is holding its English classes.  At one end of the corridor Daniel is trying to guess what a drawing represents (is that really… Continue reading ‘A delight!’ Teaching English with En Via

Education, Microfinance, Oaxaca, Workshops

Launching our ‘Knowledge is Power’ education campaign

This 17 of December we’ve launched our campaign to raise $11k to support our new education program.  Providing high quality and inclusive education is a fundamental part of our model of empowerment and over the past two years we have piloted and developed our curriculum and now have consolidated a high quality, engaging program. This… Continue reading Launching our ‘Knowledge is Power’ education campaign

culture, Entrepreneur profiles, Indigenous Culture, Oaxaca, Oaxaca life, Teotitlan del Valle, weavers

Luvia’s Hands

The Hands of Luvia is an intimate photographic project, following Luvia, a Zapotec woman from Teotitlán del Valle over two months at her home. The project documents the creative process in her craft of weaving. Supported by En Vía, this project explores the idea of her primary creative tools - the hands.The hands are the… Continue reading Luvia’s Hands

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

Education, En Via Staff, 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