business, Education, Oaxaca life

An Interview with Yanet: A closer look at the crowdfunding campaign and En Vía’s education program

By: Sophie Green Sophie is from Cambridge, Massachusetts and is a recent graduate of Bard College. She is currently serving as a communications intern for En Vía.  With just two weeks to go, we are well over our crowdfunding campaign goal of 11,000 USD, and we could not be more thrilled! This campaign is to… Continue reading An Interview with Yanet: A closer look at the crowdfunding campaign and En Vía’s education program

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En Via Events, Indigenous Culture, Women Borrowers

Sharing Remedies: Women Supporting Women

Virginia, known as Vicki, is a very special woman whom we have had the privilege of getting to know within our program. She lives in a small town in Oaxaca called Barrio Bajo Etla. Vicki is an architect by trade but uses her En Vía micro-loans to invest in her herbal remedy business. Using natural… Continue reading Sharing Remedies: Women Supporting 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