Oaxaca life, Photography, Teotitlan del Valle, volunteering

Smiles speak volumes

Words and photography by: Elin Rut Bieltvedt I fell in love with Oaxaca around 3 years ago when I came to visit a friend for 8 days. Fast forward to my third time in Oaxaca and my first experience volunteering at an NGO (if you don’t include volunteering at an orphanage in Vietnam for a week at… Continue reading Smiles speak volumes

Diaz Ordaz, En Via Events, Oaxaca life, Teotitlan del Valle, Tour Alumni, Women Borrowers

Update: Corazon de Luz

The Corazon de Luz (meaning heart of light) fundraising campaign has now been live for 2 weeks! As you might remember, our volunteer Jodi and others want to provide families living in small communities surrounding Oaxaca their FIRST EVER family photos. The project team have been humbled by people's generosity and interest! Thank you so so much… Continue reading Update: Corazon de Luz

Diaz Ordaz, En Via Events, Oaxaca life, Teotitlan del Valle, Tour Alumni

Corazon de Luz!

  Check out this really cool project our amazing volunteer Jodi is doing. She wants to take, print and give family photos to En Via families who currently don’t have family photos - and a means to keep their precious memories this way. Help fund this project to provide family photos for free. The Idea Jodi… Continue reading Corazon de Luz!

En Via Events, Oaxaca life, Teotitlan del Valle

Pictures worth a Thousand Words

Last Friday evening we had a fabulous time sharing the photography of volunteer, Annemieke Buursink, with friends and supporters in Café Brújula. There were visitors who had joined us on En Vía tours, students from the Instituto Cultural Oaxaca, interested locals, lovers of photography, as well as curious coffee drinkers checking out the space. We… Continue reading Pictures worth a Thousand Words