English Teaching Assistance English Teaching Assistance Oaxaca, Mexico Fundacion En Via Non-profit | Fundacion En Via
English teachers plan and lead two 2-hr classes per week for 4 weeks or more in the Oaxacan communities where we work.

Project Details

Fundación En Vía is a non-profit organization working with indigenous communities in Oaxaca, Mexico, in the fields of Responsible Tourism, Microfinance and Education.

Who We Are & What We Do:

Fundación En Vía is a non-profit organization which works to alleviate poverty through economic empowerment. We use funds generated through responsible tourism to provide interest-free micro loans and courses on the core concepts of business development to women in 6 communities in the Tlacolula Valley of Oaxaca, Mexico. 

Through the combination of tourism and micro finance, we are able to provide women with access to affordable, comprehensive, and valued financial products. This access gives borrowers the opportunity to create or expand small businesses and empowers them to better provide financially for themselves and their families. 

Where We Work:

Our offices are based in a garden office attached to a language school in central Oaxaca de Juarez (the capital city of Oaxaca state). Oaxaca is widely regarded as one of the cultural hotspots of Mexico, with a vibrant arts and social scene, excellent food that encompasses all the best that Mexico has to offer, stunning scenery, a relaxed vibe and friendly locals. It's a very safe and vibrant city and a fantastic place to base yourself whilst your in Mexico. 

Our History:

We were founded as a project in 2008 and a then registered as an official Mexican organization in 2010. We currently work with over 300 women in 6 local communities. 

Our Goals & Mission:

Our mission is to support the growth and creation of income-generating businesses which promote the strengthening of families and thereby of communities. 

Who Are We Looking For?

We are currently looking for passionate, enthusiastic and committed volunteers to help with the following programs:
  • Impact Assessment Volunteer
  • English Teachers
  • Communications Interns
  • Business Course Instructor
  • Orientation/Translator Guide
Why Choose Us?

Oaxaca, the team of people you'll be working with, the communities you'll be visiting and the experiences you'll have working with us will all be awesome! You'll also have a fantastic opportunity to develop your skills, develop a deep and fulfilling cultural understanding of Oaxaca city and it's surroundings. 

The main focus of the project is on
NPO Status
Yes, registered non-profit organization
Foundation Year
Contact Person
Annika Janssen
Spoken Languages

Social Impact

Fundación En Vía combines tourism, education and micro-finance to fight poverty in Oaxaca, Mexico. By providing interest-free micro-loans to help women start or expand their small businesses, we facilitate social change, and generate real impacts and authentic cultural experiences.

Our interest-free micro-loans provide more than just money; in addition to our educational programs, they empower women to change their lives, their families and ultimately their futures.

Pursued Sustainable Development Goals

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