Tag Archives: Jamii Bora

John Glynn: One final story from me before I move on to pastures new! It’s been a privilege to work with Race4Change for the last 6 months or more: many thanks for all your support and enthusiasm. Here’s Gabriel Kadidi … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Quick upload of a nice feature on Race4Change in Kenya Today, a big name in Kenyan press, with Patrick Njiru, Funk and Minister Balala. We don’t always get to see where our message is spread in print but it’s great … Continue reading

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Race4Change is the brainchild of Doctor Steven Funk: an American-born entrepreneur and philanthropist, now resident in Canada. Funk completed the 2009 Safari in a Peugeot 504 Coupe, supporting Nobel Peace Prize nominee Ingrid Munro and her Jamii Bora microfinance association. … Continue reading

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