Category Archives: Kiva

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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Race4Change microfinance partner, Kiva.org, has just run with a Race4Change guest blog on what we are doing to raise funds for their efforts in East Africa. Kiva is an interesting system, as it allows the individual to flick through prospects … 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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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 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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Race4Change is not just about cars and rallying. It is more about empowering women and ending poverty. The inspirational Ingrid Munro, head of Jamii Bora in Kenya and a Nobel Peace Prize nominee talks to the R4C blog about her … 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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