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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 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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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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

Date of experience: June 2018
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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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

Date of experience: June 2018
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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

Date of experience: June 2018
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We did a day tour to villages that are helping women make a difference in their lives. From being a restaurant owner, weavers and tamale makers. They’re guided with education and the fundamentals of business skills. The women have expressed was great for their successes....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank zantb003
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Undoubtedly one of the best tours we did during our stay in Oaxaca! A truly insightful incursion into the local customs and culture; the tour provides a deeper understanding of the social tissue of Oaxaca and an appreciation for the craft of its beautiful people....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank nelly_182
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

We did the En Vía tour on our first day in Oaxaca and had an amazing time. It’s a great experience to visit the women in their local communities and learn about their customs and culture. The guides provide you with extensive and detailed background...More

Date of experience: May 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