Fundacion En Via, a non-profit organization, works to empower women to better support themselves and their families. Using funds generated from responsible tourism, they provide interest-free loans and educational programs to entrepreneurial women in six communities in the Tlacolula Valley of Oaxaca. Using our international travel planner, Oaxaca attractions like Fundacion En Via can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Fundacion En Via reviews
Fantastic tour to visit with microfinance loan recipients! Highly recommend if you're interested in seeing the benefits of microfinance firsthand. The tour also provided the opportunity to purchase... more »
How can I say how great, moving, familial, and friendly this experience was? Including weaving demonstration, chocolate-making (hot chocolate served), lunch served with mezcal, opportunity to shop... more »
This was an interesting tour and I recommend it as an alternative since the money earned us used to help women. With that said, the tour is a bit long and can be improved to convey the purpose of the program while still being entertaining and engaging. The best woman on our tour was the last and we almost didn't have enough time for her.
Truly an unforgettable experience. This is an incredible organization that makes microloans to women entrepreneurs in the indigenous villages around Oaxaca. I went on one of their tours, and had the opportunity to meet some of the women in their program. It was truly inspiring to hear the stories of these women--who are working so hard, who face tremendous obstacles, and yet who are filled with such hope and joy. The tour guides were super helpful, and everything was very well organized. This is something that simply must be on your list if you're visiting Oaxaca.
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