Category Archives: Microcredit Summit

Update from team leader Funk on what’s going on. He loves writing in the third person! Funk’s on his way to Africa.  The cars are being unpacked and tested while he is route – stopping in Valladolid, Spain to speak … Continue reading

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Just had a great article through from our friends at Women’s World Banking about a client of their Kenyan microfinance operation who has been doing great business. Read this and get your head around why helping Africa women to empower … Continue reading

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Sam Mitchell has won the Race4Change competition for a VIP trip to the 2011 Global Microcredit Summit in Spain. Well done Sam! This is with mom, Susan Kupferberg: you  did a good job, Susan! I asked our winner to tell … Continue reading

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MFIConnect.com, the online centre for student microfinance organisations, announces their Race4Change competition! First prize is a paid trip to this year’s Global Microcredit Summit in Valladolid, Spain, including VIP registration, return airfare and five nights’ hotel accommodation. The Summit runs … Continue reading

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We’ve just had the screening details for our 2011 Clinton Global Initiative video. The video – Race4Change: A Rally of Thanksgiving – shot and edited by the gifted Funk Factory Films (yes, relation) will be shown during the afternoon session … Continue reading

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Race4Change is gearing up for this month’s Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting in New York. We’re one of just three organisations chosen to present a video to the demigods of public life and industry that will be gathered at this … Continue reading

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Race4Change microfinance partner, Kiva has put an incredible video together, showing how their operation has grown from a few loans in 2005 to hundreds of thousands today. It is really incredible! Donate to Race4Change today and Kiva will distribute part … 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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