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

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