En Via Events

Help us Transport the Idea! A Van for En Vía.

Two of our borrowers attending one of our business classes. When En Vía first started out, we had a powerful idea and not much else. Carlos, En Vía’s founder and director, would take a few interested visitors out in his own car to meet with women entrepreneurs in order to share with them the micro-credit/responsible… Continue reading Help us Transport the Idea! A Van for En Vía.

En Via Events, Indigenous Culture, Oaxaca life

Hard Work & Heart’s Desires: New Year’s at Las Cuevitas

By Kim Groves. The year 2012 was a wonderful year of growth and success for the women of En Vía. Many have seen real changes for the better in their businesses and positive effects on their families. Elodia, from the town of Tlacochahuaya, is prou...

En Via Events, Indigenous Culture, Oaxaca life

The Power of “We” is Greater than the Power of “Me”

By Kirsten Leikem The En Vía community is a reflection of the larger community that exists in the towns we work in. After observing, listening, and conversing with the women of En Vía I realize that tour fees and loans are not the only virtuous ci...

Indigenous Culture, Teotitlan del Valle

Learning about Culture: En Vía Enjoys a Celebration in Teotitlán

Text and Photos by Heather Hutcheson Most people know Teotitlán del Valle as a place to buy colorful wool rugs and as a place to learn about weaving as an art form, but there is much more to know about the rich and important cultural traditions in...