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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 4 days ago

This was my 2nd "tour" with En Via and it was even better than the first: I think this was because of the guides, Teresa (translator and guide) and Jackie, the guide. These two were such a great pair, each deeply connected to every aspect...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Murri99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The En Via tour was the highlight of my two week visit to Oaxaca. The volunteer tour guide and translator were both terrific. There was a good variety -5- of small women led businesses visited. It was fascinating and uplifting to hear women in small...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dackmann
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I did a tour with En Via. Our group of 8 was transported in a large very comfortable van to several communities where were were able to see how this NGO is using micro finance to help women start and grow their...More

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

A+ to En Via for its micro finance work and for organizing these special tours. Accompanied by two terrific women from En Via we visited two villages and met a baker, a retailer, a restaurant owner and chef, a weaver who also makes chocolate, and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great way to see small, quiet villages while learning about microfinance. The tour was well organized, the guide and interpreters shared a lot of good insights and information, and the tour participants were all smart, seasoned travelers. It's nearly a full day...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 15 December 2018

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 11 December 2018

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 9 December 2018 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 4 December 2018

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 3 December 2018

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
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Tamar S
15 May 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
26 September 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
9 June 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