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Fundacion En Via

Closes in 22 min: 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM

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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 3 days ago

Delightfully presented tour that took us into the homes of a number of women provided with micro loans through En Via. The tour fee provides loans for entrepreneurial women in the surrounding Oaxacan community and education programs. The small businesses we visited included weavers, embroiderers...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JoJo094
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our experience with En Via tour, which allowed us to get out of the city center of Oaxaca and see how locals really live in the neighboring villages. It was great to speak with the women recipients of microloans who were proud to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took a group of 12 university students on this tour. Be sure to clarify if you want your tour in English or Spanish. My students love the hands-on activities and enjoyed seeing small villages outside the city. More importantly, they learned a lot about...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mdcharnego
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful day long tour of several, women owned, businesses that have benefited from interest free loans provided through En Via. This is a unique tour through small villages on the outskirts of Oaxaca City with a guide and translator. Meeting the local...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RichNY1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our second En Via tour. This organization gives interest-free micro loans to women in and around Oaxaca City and the fees for the tours, to visit these women in their homes and workshops, pay for the loans and other services such as classes....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Susan G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

En Via is a micro-lending non-profit in Oaxaca Mexico that grants small interest free loans to women artisans in the small towns around Oaxaca. These women have all sorts of businesses, many are weavers making beautiful carpets. See the En Via website. I can't do...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the second time I have done this tour. Just as good the second time around. I was bringing my 4 grandchildren and daughter for a celebration in the South and thought this would be an eye opener while we were in Oaxaca for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The En Via Foundation organizes a terrific and informative tour of a sampling of their clients who benefit from their micro-financing approach with women in the Oaxaca area. It is amazing what can be done with so little money. But it can and has changed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was told about this company by a fellow traveler, and am so glad to have found them. Of the tours I took in Mexico, this was the most authentic and interesting. En Via not only offers microfinancing with excellent terms to Oaxacan women, it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our tour was held on October 31 (Day of the Dead). We traveled by a very nice, clean, modern van to the weaving village just outside Oaxaca. Our guides were two volunteers who were familiar with the history and were bilingual. Our host family in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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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