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Deby is an Nusantara Maritime Academy student who studies shipbuilding techniques. He hopes to complete the program of study, but he has concerns about the cost of his studies. Since his parents work as a laborers and their income is not fixed, they can only meet their daily needs, making it difficult to finance his studies.

Deby wants to be able to work on a ship as a ship technitian professional. He also does not want to pester his parents, because the parents have to pay for his sister’s schools.

Deby wants to get a loan from Kiva to help pay for college. This way, he could complete his studies and help his parents' economic situation.

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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.

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  • $4,458
    Average annual income
  • 60
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  • $4,491,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 9,452.5
    Indonesia Rupiahs (IDR) = $1 USD