Taking on the London Marathon to help change lives

Every year the London Marathon operates a Silver Bond scheme, which offers registered charities the chance to apply for one guaranteed entry place every five years in this iconic event. Having first applied for the Silver Bond place in 2014, This Is EPIC was delighted to finally be allocated a place for the 2019 run. […]

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Uganda and Financial Inclusion

Uganda recently launched their new five-year National Financial Inclusion Strategy. The strategy seeks to reduce financial exclusion from 15 to 5 percent by 2022 by ensuring that all Ugandans have access to and use a broad range of quality and affordable financial services. This is a significant and timely strategy for This Is EPIC. Our […]

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In my first blog I explained my main reasons for setting up the charity, now this post is to show a few of my motivations that help to keep me going. Firstly, every quarter we get a detailed written report (along with extensive quantitative data), highlighting all the key things that have happened during the […]

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