business, En Via Staff, Responsible Tourism, Volunteering

Could you be a Translator Guide?

We’re looking for volunteer Translator Guides - one of the most important jobs in En Vía!  The Translator Guides are the link between the visitors who come on our tours and the female entrepreneurs we work with.  They’re responsible for making sure the women are comfortable with this group of strangers in their home and… Continue reading Could you be a Translator Guide?

business, Community initiatives, Indigenous Culture, Microfinance, Oaxaca life, Responsible Tourism, San Miguel del Valle, Volunteering, weaving

Joan’s Story- Reflections from an En Vía Guide

What a privilege it is to be an En Vía Guide!  I have been visiting Oaxaca for more than fifteen years and about five years ago, a friend told me about En Vía and her experience as a guide.  I knew immediately I wanted to become a guide; for me, it was a way to… Continue reading Joan’s Story- Reflections from an En Vía Guide

En Via Staff, Indigenous Culture, Responsible Tourism

Zapotec within Fundación En Vía

By Andrea Barriga. Andrea spent 7 months as En Vía's Communications and Responsible Tourism Intern. During this time, she also worked with the Microfinance Program and the Education Program, getting insight into the whole organization.  In honor of the International Year of Indigenous Languages as declared by the United Nations, we are dedicating a social… Continue reading Zapotec within Fundación En Vía

Oaxaca life, Responsible Tourism

Tour with Nonprofit En Vía Modeled Empowerment

Riveted Kids is a great new organization that runs family and kids’ camps around the world. This summer, they brought 7 bright young girls to Oaxaca and En Vía was lucky enough to get involved. Kymber Waltmunson, co-coordinator of Riveted Kids and mother of one of the tour participants, helped collect different perspectives to give us… Continue reading Tour with Nonprofit En Vía Modeled Empowerment