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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

SY IEW/Fundación En Vía – Changing Lives One Woman at a Time

Fundación En Vía – Changing Lives One Woman at a Time
Sylvania, CC Cedar Room, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Panelists: Shawna Poppe, Business/Humanities, Luis Menchu, TSS, and Kate Chester, Community Relations

Fundación En Vía combines tourism and micro-finance to fight poverty in Oaxaca, Mexico. By providing interest-free micro-loans to help women in Oaxaca start or expand their small businesses, social change is facilitated and tangible impacts are generated. Learn about this program and some of the women that recent PCC faculty and staff met while participating in the tour.

Posted by: Kate Chester