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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

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

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Reviewed 3 days ago

my 2 friends and myself had wonderful expierence during the tour on the day of the dead (November 1). People at En via do excelent job making imposible posible. Thank you so much

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were lucky enough to go on a tour on Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) so not only did we learn about the fabulous work of En Via, we visited the home of a carpet maker and spent this important day with her...More

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 5 days ago

This foundation offers tours that brought us into the homes and studios of women entrepreneurs in the villages just outside of Oaxaca. The tour supports a micro-lending system that has an educational component, an eight session course including budgeting and merchandizing. We visited four weavers...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth every peso to get out of the city and into the countryside and then to personally meet very industrious women making a better life for their family and communities. We had lunch at a women’s home whose business is catering for local celebrations. Then...More

Thank carolsA7535SJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd recommend for people who are interested in having an authentic, non-touristy experience. You will learn about how women in the villages surrounding the city are helping their families and communities through participation in this thoughtful, well-regarded program. Takes you literally inside homes and work...More

Thank Ellen K
Reviewed 1 week ago

En Via is a microlending foundation that helps local indigenous people develop their businesses. To finance their organization, En Via offers eco-friendly small tours to the homes of various artisans in the pueblos surrounding Oaxaca. My friends and I took the Day of the Dead...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time with our En Via tour... we went on November 2nd, dia de muertos, and got to spend the afternoon with Chrispina and her family. They served us lunch, welcomed us into their home, answered questions about their lives, shared laughter...More

Thank katydidd2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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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