Category Archives: Microfinance

When I started all with Race4Change a few months ago, there were plenty of companies who said they would contribute. As time went on, some of those names faded away, leaving us with a hard core group of organisations that … Continue reading

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Update on the state of play in Kenya from the rally press office. All credit to them for keeping up with this: the most unbelievable day I can ever remember. I’m worn out from trying to follow it, and that’s … Continue reading

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Round up from the EASR Press Office on yesterday’s rest day: At 8AM, the rally cars of the Kenya Airways East African Safari Classic were taken out of parc fermé to go into service. The fifth day of the rally … Continue reading

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Here’s a timely topic given the Occupy movements taking place around the world at the minute. Ever wonder why banks make so much profit? It’s our money they are using, our money they are losing. Our tax money being used … Continue reading

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I’m just loving these K24 Kenya Sport TV race reports from top man, Tony Kwalanda. Tony really gives it everything he’s got, to put fun and excitement into his broadcasts! They are so much more enjoyable than the same old … Continue reading

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Funk Factory Films have just sent over a GREAT new video, featuring Travis Pastrana talking about R4C, some footage from the start with Steve Funk, and words from Mary Ellen Iskenderian (below with Funk), CEO of Women’s World Banking: the … 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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Funk and his buddy, Big Jeff Koinange have reunited in Kenya. The two hit it off a treat earlier this year, when Jeff, a former CNN news chief in Africa, interviewed Steve for his popular topical chat show, On the … Continue reading

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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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