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Kustiyah opened a shop at home to help increase the income for her family's daily needs, but their income is still far from enough. Her husband died five years ago. Now Kustiyah is the backbone of her family and lives with her four children. With the Student Loan program from Kiva, Kustiyah looks forward to helping Jaenul finish school at Vocational School
Jaenul is the youngest of four siblings. Jaenul's sister could not continue her studies. She quit after graduating from junior high school because of funding problems. Jaenul really wants to learn and believes that he can help his mother so much better after getting a higher education. In the picture are Jaenul and Kustiyah, his mother.

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This loan is part of a YSBS vocational school loan program designed to help poor and low-income students. In the Cilacap region of Central Java, a significant number of students drop out of school following junior high because they can’t afford to continue. This loan product is designed to help these students attend senior high schools, which train them in specific vocations including accounting, farming, and fishing, and help them find jobs. This is a zero-interest loan, and students are expected to repay in monthly installments after they are employed.

Please be advised that this loan might carry a grace period while the student is in school that may result in a lengthy loan term. Please refer to the Repayment Schedule before making this loan.

About Yayasan Sosial Bina Sejahtera (YSBS)

Yayasan Sosial Bina Sejahtera (YSBS) is a non-governmental organization that has worked on poverty reduction, food security, gender issues, education, public health, and climate change in Central Java, Indonesia for over 40 years. Kiva lenders can fund tuition loans for students attending YSBS’ maritime academy and senior vocational high school to help them launch their careers, or enterprise loans for rural groups of women participating in the organization’s microfinance program.

About Indonesia

  • $5,200
    Average annual income
  • 24
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    Indonesia Loans Fundraising
  • $5,200,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 9,475.0
    Indonesia Rupiahs (IDR) = $1 USD