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Fundacion En Via

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En Via is a non-profit microfinance organization working to fight poverty around Oaxaca, and to educate travelers about the power of microfinance by connecting them with local women either through visits to their towns, or through our volunteer...more
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Avenida Juarez # 909 | Colonia Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 515 2424
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I have been on 4 EnVia tours so far - and plan to go on many more. I also encourage any friends who visit Oaxaca to go - and none have been disappointed. In these times, when tourism is becoming so controversial and can cause...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gardencycles
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Unlike any other tour of Oaxaca’s indigenous artisan communities, En Via takes you into the very heart of their operations—their homes and workshops—so that you can see firsthand how their creations are made, have a meaningful cultural exchange, take away a memorable slice-of-life experience, and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Cynthia H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We first visited with a lady who has a sewing business. She makes beautiful clothes for special occasions, mostly by order. The second place we stopped was a very small one-room restaurant. She gave us a sample of a delicious chicken dish. The third stop...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Joyce E
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have gone on this tour 3 times now. The last two times I took friends. They all said that it was the highlight of their vacation. This says a lot as we also visited many incredible sites. If you are interested in life in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Virginia B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The En Via tour was a wonderful way to make our tourist dollars count toward directly helping women entrepreneurs. And it was both fun and informational. We visited 6 different businesses that had been helped by En Via micro loans and the women made informative...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Laurie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is rare to join a tour and see the direct, tangible benefits that are being provided. Each of the women who we had the pleasure of visiting were able to tell us how their life has improved through the loans that they have received...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank wendyf323
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our Thursday tour with guides Jacki and Teresa showed us the best of life in challenging conditions. The women we visited who began businesses with micro-financing (zero percent) loans were incredible. These women, through hard work, group support, tenacity, all with positive outlooks, are improving...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank annmitchell2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fantastic opportunity. The money paid for the tours goes toward interest free loans to women who want to establish or improve their small businesses in Oaxaca. You will meet 5 women who are applying for loans, and they will give a short...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank V5X
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're in Oaxaca, you must do an En Via excursion. You will see real people in small rural villages who are working incredibly hard to get ahead—and you will be inspired by their resourcefulness and spirit. The trip we went on took us through...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Eric B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a wonderful day with En Via, learning about the impact of microfinace loans, eating well and seeing the beauty of the countryside. I can highly recommend taking the tour of you are in Oaxaca.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Tamar S
May 15, 2017|
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Response from Envia I | Property representative |
Yes! We are offering two special tours at the bginning of July. Our En Vía Project Tour: July 2nd – July 6th and our Project Tour mini: July 3rd and 4th. The Project Tour is a five-day tour that combines cultural... More
September 26, 2015|
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Response from barbgal | Reviewed this property |
The women speak in Spanish to an interpreter. (then interpreter puts it in English). I think if you asked, the interpreter would be happy to interpret what the Fundacion reps are saying.
tony g
June 9, 2015|
Response from WorldTraveler1014 | Reviewed this property |
The Tour price is $750.00 pesos or $50.00 USD. You can book any time prior to your arrival. The tour departs from Instituto Cultural Oaxaca