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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 yesterday

I went yesterday on this tour of about 5 craftswomen working in two towns outside of Oaxaca, including lunch in a good outdoors garden local restaurant. The tour is smaller than the usual tourist excursions (about 12 people in a mid-sized van rather than 40...More

Thank Tom11
Reviewed 26 August 2018

My husband and I recently brought seven 13 year olds to Oaxaca with the goal of helping them deeply understand Oaxaca and individual people. En Via coordinated a tour for us with some of their clients. With teens more often than not you are "boring"...More

Thank kymberw
Reviewed 7 August 2018

A great trip into the country to see artisans who have been supported by microcredit loans from this responsible tourism company, which also provides classes in English and business management. Truly inspiring to see how a little help and hard work together can accomplish great...More

Thank Dennis H
Reviewed 1 August 2018

I loved seeing the lives and homes and details of these women's lives. The lunch was great (delicious and also good company, and let us talk with the other participants) and I enjoyed seeing the preparation (just a little bit) and home of our host....More

Thank 803Yona
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Envia offers a great way to experience the local artisans and learn about their businesses. The tour brings you into the homes of women to see how they live. If you are interested in sustainable small businesses and the ways in which this can happen...More

Thank jfendel22
Reviewed 4 July 2018

This was my second tour with EnVia (I had previously done a Dia de los Muertos special tour), and it exceeded my expectations. It was fascinating to learn about the microfinance program overall, then to meet specific women and learn how they've used the loans...More

Thank melissa b
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Definitely the best tour I've been on, it was so good to learn how En Via are enabling the talented women of the communities to realise their ambitions. We visited several families who have been able to develop their businesses through the help of En...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

I went on two tours with Envia over my time living in Oaxaca. I learned a lot about the women and the sustainable tourism/microfinance/ and education model adopted by Envia. There is not much of a better way to have an authentic experience in the...More

Thank davedestep
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I was impressed by the diversity of work Fundación EnVía does in the villages around Oaxaca. It was great to meet the woman in person, see how they live and how they work. It gave me a deeper understanding of the Mexican culture, Mexican way...More

Thank elmileila
Reviewed 16 June 2018

It was really cool to see how En Via is impacting local communities and empowering women to support their families. If you’re interested in Oaxaca it’s most likely because of the culture, and this tour lets you experience true Oaxacan culture away from the tourist-y...More

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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