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Christianus is 19 years old, and he is currently studying at the Academy of Maritime Nusantara, in the program of Management, Commerce and harbor administration. Christianus comes from the islands, precisely from the village of Duroa, in the Maluku islands. The state of nature and the geographical islands motivates Christianus to work at a port or shipping company. Christianus's parents are long dead, and he is now living with his brother. School fees for this, are the responsibility by his brothers.

With the condition of his family, Christianus with spirit is determined to complete his studies, so that he can quickly work as a professional employee in harbor administration. A loan from Kiva can cover all the costs of college, so he can focus more on learning. Christianus says a big thank you to Kiva lenders who decide to help him in his studies.

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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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  • $5,200
    Average annual income
  • 20
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    Indonesia Loans Fundraising
  • $5,461,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 9,584.0
    Indonesia Rupiahs (IDR) = $1 USD