Oaxaca life

Stories of Stoves and Storefronts: Reflecting on Project Tours’ impact with our borrowers

By: Michelle Zhang Michelle is from Massachusetts and is currently on a gap year between high school and university. She volunteers as an impact assessment intern and tour guide with En Vía.  Once a year, En Vía offers a five day Project Tour that expands upon regular tours. Participants not only learn about microfinance by… Continue reading Stories of Stoves and Storefronts: Reflecting on Project Tours’ impact with our borrowers

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Oaxaca life

Graffiti in Oaxaca

When I arrived in Oaxaca almost four months ago, my eyes were drawn to the walls of the buildings around the city, as much of outdoor wall space is covered in graffiti. The graffiti of Oaxaca seems to range greatly in creativity, color, emotion, and general purpose. The Concise Encyclopedia of Merriam-Webster.com gives this description… Continue reading Graffiti in Oaxaca