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Fundacion En Via

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Fascinating, informative, delicious & inspiring

For my husband and me, this EnVia tour “checked off all the boxes” in terms of providing an... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
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En Via is a nonprofit organization providing 0% micro loans, business and English education to... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2018
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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 8 March 2018 via mobile

For my husband and me, this EnVia tour “checked off all the boxes” in terms of providing an informative and fascinating introduction to two indigenous villages and a few of their hard-working women, a sampling of fabulous local cooking, crafts, and entrepreneurship, and a chance...More

Thank DUPedersen
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

En Via is a nonprofit organization providing 0% micro loans, business and English education to women entrepreneurs in 5 small villages. Educational, fascinating. Excellent guides and interpreters. Highly recommend the tour. Proud of what they do. Most of tour fees go to the women.

Thank patigator
Reviewed 26 February 2018

I took the En Via 6 hour tour to two villages, where we met with 6 women who had used micro loans to start a variety of small businesses (micro-empresas) such as an apron making studio, weaving, and tortilla making. It was incredibly moving to...More

Thank E2886CDpatriciam
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

En Vía is a micro finance organization for women in Oaxaca state. The tour fees help underwrite the organization which provides business and English workshops and interest-free loans to female entrepreneurs. The tours take you to meet a number of different borrowers in their villages...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Two friends separately recommended this tour as a way to engage in responsible tourism, explore some of the areas outside of Oaxaca City, interact with the local indigenous community. After a full day 9-4:30pm tour, I cannot agree more. This is a tour not to...More

Thank Nyasa H
Reviewed 15 February 2018

We loved our 6 hour tour of the artesians neighborhoods and to see where and how they do their work. We loved supporting such a worthy venture and in the process got some beautiful things that we will treasure forever.

Thank gizzy333
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

This tour is the best tour we have taken in Oaxaca, and we have been on some wonderful tours in our many years visiting here. The guides explained the workings of the project fully, which provides no-interest loans and business education to its borrowers and...More

Thank mrstuna
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

If you are interested in Mexican culture and crafts this tour is a must. We spent the day visiting wonderful homes and businesses operated by women in the area. We learned what a difference these micro-loans are making in the lives of these women and...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

We spent a remarkable day with this organization visiting their borrowers. The docents are well trained and clearly committed to our understanding and experience. The highpoint, of course, were the women and their families. Gracious, gentle, forthcoming, and fiercely proud of their accomplishments. It was...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

If you’re coming to Oaxaca, you MUST do this tour! Just by taking the tour, you are supporting En Via’s mission to provide interest-free micro-loans to women in a country where the “normal” Interest could start at 70% and go up from there! Oaxaca central...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