En Via, Oaxaca, Oaxaca life

Why we stay inside for gender equality

Strolling through the streets, soaking up the sun, letting your thoughts wander, enjoying a wonderful day in Mexico. Or going to school, eager to learn, to shape your mind. Or maybe going home from a long day working at the market, ready to rest your feet. Just living your normal life, nothing you should have… Continue reading Why we stay inside for gender equality

business, Education, Entrepreneur profiles, Santa María Guelacé, Workshops

Dreams and challenges: América’s story

by Sylvia Hines, Communications Intern I met América Antonio José amongst the succulents, roses and many other plants in the beautiful garden centre that she has created in the yard in front of her house.  Almost the first thing she said to me (after the warmest of greetings) was that for her En Vía has… Continue reading Dreams and challenges: América’s story

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

En Via, En Via Staff, Entrepreneur profiles, Oaxaca, Oaxaca life, Volunteering


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

The church of Santo Domingo Tomaltepec on a clear, sunny day in front of a blue sky
Education, food, Microfinance, Oaxaca life, Santo Domingo Tomaltepec, Volunteering

Sueños de Pastel

por Tiffany Nguyen Tiffany is a fourth-year undergraduate at the University of Texas at Dallas, and she is studying public and nonprofit management. She does not want to leave Oaxaca but feels grateful to have met everyone that she did. When she was a child, Angélica Martínez Pérez would play in the dirt and “bake”… Continue reading Sueños de Pastel