Category Archives: Jamii Bora

Having spent over two years getting ready for this incredible event, it’s hard to believe the 2011 Safari Rally is over. It’s been a roller coaster for all of us: emotional ups and downs amidst personal struggles to stay motivated … Continue reading

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It’s the last day before the 2011 East African Safari Rally starts. Our team spent yesterday getting to know each other a little better, and talking to the press about our aims and ambitions for this exciting event. Funk Family … Continue reading

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There’s a great piece on the CapitalFM website, covering Patrick Njiru’s return to the driver’s seat for the 2011 East African Safari Rally with Race4Change. Who knew it was Patrick’s birthday the other day? He was 61 on November 11th, … Continue reading

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ALL OF YOU need to watch this video, featuring Jamii Bora’s Ingrid Munro interviewed by MicrofinanceNow. Ingrid is the inspiration and energy behind everything we do. Words alone cannot express our love and admiration for this most wonderful Nobel Peace … Continue reading

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People sometimes mistake microfinance for some sort of exploitation of the poor: loans for those who can’t afford to repay them. Nothing could be further from the truth of this socially responsible form of support. Microfinance is a hand up, … 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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This is it – the video that Funk Factory Films made to promote Race4Change at the 2011 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting in New York. Featuring funky Doctor Funk and fabulous Nobel Peace Prize nominee Ingrid Munro of Kenya’s Jamii … Continue reading

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As an interlude from news of Clinton Global or action sports heroes, check this great piece of Race4Change news. Tom Thomson, one of the greatest photojournalists in Central Canada, recently donated a dozen autographed copies of his highly cherished Lake … Continue reading

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Race4Change fixer and all-round Kenya hipster Gabriel Kadidi just sent me some pictures of himself and delectable Olivia Wilde. He missed the opportunity to title his email: ‘Wish You Were Here?” For those who don’t know, Olivia Wilde is an … Continue reading

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