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Ridolof
Ridolof is currently studying in the Nautical program at a maritime school. He comes from a small village on the island of Maluku, a rather small native village. Ridolof is the fifth child of six children whose parents have been divorced since 2009, when he was in junior high school. Given the family's limited economic condition, Ridolof had no plans for college because his mother, who works only as a maid, must finance the education of Ridolof and his sister who is still in school. Ridolof hopes to obtain a loan from Kiva so he can continue his studies and realize his aspiration to be a professional sailor. This will make his mother and younger siblings happy. Ridolof thanks the lenders of Kiva who make it easier for him to achieve a better future.

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This loan is part of a YSBS higher education program through affiliate YPPK designed to help high-achieving high school graduates afford higher education at a top maritime academy. Akademi Maritim Nusantara trains students in ship engineering, nautical science, and maritime economics, and helps them find jobs after graduation. By funding this zero-interest loan, you are supporting a student who couldn’t otherwise afford higher education. 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

  • $4,458
    Average annual income
  • 49
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    Indonesia Loans Fundraising
  • $4,700,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 9,500.0
    Indonesia Rupiahs (IDR) = $1 USD