Tag Archives: Microcredit Summit Campaign

Well, the rally is over. In the end, we won and took sixth place: our Iowa farm boy philanthropist beating Race4Change’s fourth car, driven by a six-time Kenyan Rally Champion. That was Ian Duncan, who finished seventh. I’m waiting for … 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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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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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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Just had a great article through from our friends at Women’s World Banking about a client of their Kenyan microfinance operation who has been doing great business. Read this and get your head around why helping Africa women to empower … 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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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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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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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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