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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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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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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 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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