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

business, Microfinance, Teotitlan del Valle

The Macro-impact of Micro-finance

Story and photos by Julia Turnbull On the T in Boston in May, I told someone about my plans to spend the summer in Oaxaca with Fundación En Vía, helping them with their interest-free microfinance program. Interest-free microfinance? My travel comp...

En Via Events, Entrepreneur profiles, Teotitlan del Valle

The Three Sisters

Story and photos by Julia Turnbull The Lázaro Bautista sisters, Lucila, Josefina, and Silvia, have been working with En Vía since the organization began offering interest free microloans in Teotitlán del Valle. They are all part of the same borrow...

En Via Events, Teotitlan del Valle

English Classes in Teotitlán: How Friendly Students Find Us

Story by Chris McCoy and photo by Kim Groves The other day I was waiting for a bus, when I heard a man behind me say in English, “Excuse me, what time is it?” I looked at my watch and even though he asked me in English, for some reason I tried to ...

En Via Events, Teotitlan del Valle

Teaching English with En Via

Story by Andy Healy and Photos by Kim Groves and Julia Turnbull How I got into teaching English with En Vía was really straightforward. Living in Oaxaca, I wanted to do something useful. I searched Google for “voluntary work in Oaxaca” and here I ...