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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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If you’ve been following our Twitter and Facebook channels, then you’ll know that Clinton Global was a huge success. Funk again got to say hello to the President (below) after a session opened by the Race4Change video, where a discussion … Continue reading

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Here’s an email I just sent to our Race4Change supporters mailing list. If you want to go on the list, send your email address to us at info@Race4Change.org! Tomorrow (Wednesday) sees the official unveiling of our inspirational video: Race4Change: A … 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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Here’s an image to get a few hearts pounding. Race4Change founder/organiser, Shannon Tobin, Nobel Peace Prize nominee and founder of Kenya’s microfinance champion Jamii Bora, Ingrid Munro, and Barclays Bank Head of Corporate Affairs, Nuru Mugambi in a “Real Change” … Continue reading

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My Friday post on the ongoing famine in Africa reminded me of just how enormous our Race4Change mountain is. When it comes to ending poverty, so many people around the world are fighting for the same thing, but it is … Continue reading

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Kibera in Nairobi is Africa’s second largest slum (the largest in sub-Saharan Africa), housing more than 700,000 people. The area suffers from great poverty. Many dwellings here lack clean water or toilets; most have no security to speak of. The … Continue reading

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Everyday We are Planting New Dreams, by Gabriel Kadidi in Kenya Beatrice Ngendo is a single grandmother. She lives with her 12 grandchildren in Mathare Valley. Her children and their spouses have all died of AIDS. Now the grandchildren only … Continue reading

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