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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

Oaxaca life, Photography, volunteering

Three good reasons to volunteer for En Vía and one good reason not to

By Sylvia Hines She is from London and has worked for NGOs and in documentary media in many different countries.  For the last two months she’s been one of the En Vía photographers.   I’ve volunteered for En Vía twice now, both times just one day per week whilst also doing other things in Oaxaca. … Continue reading Three good reasons to volunteer for En Vía and one good reason not to

Oaxaca life, Photography, Teotitlan del Valle, volunteering

Smiles speak volumes

Words and photography by: Elin Rut Bieltvedt I fell in love with Oaxaca around 3 years ago when I came to visit a friend for 8 days. Fast forward to my third time in Oaxaca and my first experience volunteering at an NGO (if you don’t include volunteering at an orphanage in Vietnam for a week at… Continue reading Smiles speak volumes