Monthly Archives: June 2011

Race4Change big dog Steve Funk writes his first R4C blog: catching up on news from Africa and the energy that is sweeping through our campaign at the minute! Just left Nairobi and stopped in Hong Kong to meet my business … Continue reading

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The Funk is in Africa at the minute, hosting a series of media launches and sponsor events explaining Race4Change, our mission to economically empower women, and help them build better lives, families, communities. Kenya has gone wild for Funk: Race4Change … Continue reading

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Race4Change compadre and supporter, Travis Pastrana has just debuted the Boost Mobile livery on the Subaru WRX STi he’ll be racing at this year’s X Games rallycross competition, from July 28-31 in Los Angeles. 2011 is Pastrana’s fifth time competing … Continue reading

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Where’s the Funk? Race4Change head honcho, Dr Steven Funk, is on the pages of a magazine, that’s where. Real Leaders magazine, the print vehicle of the Young Presidents’ Organisation. This month’s Real Leaders magazine features a report on Funk’s vision … Continue reading

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Race4Change microcredit blogger, Matt Smolsky, keeps us up to date with happenings on our co-beneficiary partner Kiva’s website. Can Microfinance Change the World? by Matt Smolsky Does microfinance work? Do those small amounts of money really help people change their … Continue reading

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Pirelli have just announced that rally driver Ken Block – the star of the precision driving Gymkhana videos – is to drive their Formula One test car later this year. Block has been out of the headlines since his huge … Continue reading

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I have vivid childhood memories of watching rallying on TV with my sister. I recall saying how much I wanted to give it a go, and her saying she’d hate it if I did it, as it looked too dangerous. … Continue reading

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Humanitarians across the world support microfinance as a means to escape the oppression of poverty. Microfinance is not a recent phenomenon: I recently read a great piece in the Independent Online talking about President Obama’s mother, Ann Dunham, and how … Continue reading

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Race4Change is delighted to announce a strengthening of its relationship with Kiva: one of the world’s foremost microfinance organisations. Here’s a pic of the Kiva team at head office in San Francisco: Kiva makes finance fun: one of the big … Continue reading

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