En Via, Oaxaca life, volunteering

Nos vemos, Oaxaca

Today is my last tour serving as a guide for En Vía, and I am sad to leave. When I came to Oaxaca for the first time in November 2013, after I had retired from my role as an art therapist for women and children in Vermont for many years, I was interested in responsible… Continue reading Nos vemos, Oaxaca

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En Via Events, Indigenous Culture

Acknowledging Relationships: The Support from Men

Whether they are farmers, artisans, builders, or taxi drivers, and whether or not they work close to home, or send support from far away, many of the men in the communities are labouring very hard, as husbands, partners and fathers, to provide for and encourage their families. Although En Vía works primarily with women, we… Continue reading Acknowledging Relationships: The Support from Men

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, 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...