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Nice little video interview with Steve Funk on the Real Leaders website. Steven tells the story of our 2011 East African Safari Rally effort, the victory and the ideas behind microfinance. Steve’s passion for microfinance shines above everything else. Love … Continue reading

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Today is the final day of the 2012 London to Cape Town World Cup Rally. It’s a bit of a nail biter finish. Yesterday afternoon, the P2 Subaru overtook the leading HiLux and enters the last day just three seconds … Continue reading

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Photos by John Bayliss from Car 37: Volvo 144 The organisers say Day 9 of the 2012 London to CapeTown was the most physically demanding day so far, after so many crews became stuck in the soft sand of the … Continue reading

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Great post by Funk, sent from his Kenyan decompression tank after a tough ten days on the Safari Rally: Just finishing 36 hours of a decompression in the hills north of Nairobi at a friend’s home and reserve.  We invited … Continue reading

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Here’s another great short video from Funk Factory Films featuring Mary Ellen Iskenderian of Women’s World Banking talking about why Safari is the perfect platform to launch this idea of racing to empower women. Mary Ellen also wonders how we … Continue reading

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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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Today was a nightmare for us on Safari, but in the thick of it all was Patrick Njiru, driving a rally car on a competitive stage for the first time in ten years and loving it. Starting the day in … Continue reading

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Things are frantic in Africa. Björn’s damaged rollcage has been repaired with a welded-in section. We think he will have lost minimum an hour when it all shakes out, which means P2 behind Geoff Bell in the 240Z, assuming no … 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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News following Day 4! Update from the EASR Press Office: Unfortunately, the Porsche 911 of Grégoire de Mévius and Alain Guehennec hit problems 60 km into the first section of the day. The crew, who led the rally on day … Continue reading

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