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!

En Via Events, Indigenous Culture, Women Borrowers

“Why Women?”

A question that comes up a lot from tour participants on the En Vía tours is: Why do we lend only to women? As Kim discussed in the blog post (“Acknowledging Relationships: The Support from Men”), even though we work primarily with women, men do form a vital part of the communities in which we… Continue reading “Why Women?”

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...