Teotitlan del Valle, Tour Alumni, Women Borrowers

In between memories and experiences…time flies when you are having fun!

In between planning, preparing and teaching business classes or translating on tours, volunteering for En Via for the last few months has certainly been a pleasant and very enriching experience. Little did I realise how quickly time has been flying by and that it’s already been a year since I first visited Mexico as a… Continue reading In between memories and experiences…time flies when you are having fun!

Oaxaca life

Meet Sisters Silvia and Marcelina!

Silvia and Marcelina may look familiar to some of you who have been on tours with us to Santo Domingo Tomaltepec. Or maybe you just remember the incredible meal they made for lunch - perhaps you tried chile de agua stuffed with vegetables, cheese, chicken and nuts with Jamaica water to drink? You can find Silvia… Continue reading Meet Sisters Silvia and Marcelina!

En Via Events, Oaxaca life, Teotitlan del Valle, Women Borrowers

Fundación En Vía on CNN!

Did you see us on CNN? A nonprofit organization in Mexico helps women in poverty by providing microloans. Fundación En Vía was recently shown on CNN (link here), the clip also showing one of the women in our program, Guadalupe Lazo Hernandez from Teotitlán del Valle. Guadalupe has 3 sons, and supports the family herself through her… Continue reading Fundación En Vía on CNN!

En Via Events, Indigenous Culture, Teotitlan del Valle, Tour Alumni

Thinking Globally Makes Local Tourism a Heartfelt Choice

By Susan Bean Aycock Sometimes it takes a global village to help the one just down the road. For Fundación En Vía of Oaxaca, Mexico, that means not only reaching out to touch the lives of a nearby community through microfinancing loans and free En...