Words and photographs by Ehren Seeland The scent of wildflowers mingles with ripe mango as a black and white dog runs his snout across the leg of one of our tour participants like a cartoon cat eyeing a giant tuna fish. A quick shushing sound comes from the house, and with that, the dog scurries… Continue reading Featured En Vía Borrower: Martha
Words and photographs by Ehren Seeland Rolling mountain terrain presides over tan fields of parched grass as we wind our way east from Oaxaca de Juárez, past Santa María del Tule, Tlacolula de Matamoros, and eventually pulling to a stop in San Miguel del Valle. This community sits under the watchful eye of La Mujer… Continue reading In focus: San Miguel del Valle
Words and photographs by Ehren Seeland Located roughly 37 km from Oaxaca de Juárez, the community of San Miguel del Valle boasts brick family homes, sweeping hillside views and most notably, streets awash with women in distinct outfits that combine intricately embroidered aprons over lace-collared dresses. These aprons are the focus of the business that… Continue reading Featured En Vía Borrower: Epifania
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
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!