Fabiola is passionate about language and the doors that having foreign language skills can open. Currently she is enrolled at Universidad San Fransisco Xavier and on schedule to graduate at the end of this year. But without a loan, she would be unable to pay the fee associated with her final thesis. Currently Fabiola works 35 hours a week earning $25 dollars in addition to school and receives some help from her parents but it is not enough. Fabiola also hopes to purchase a laptop with her loan, a tool that will greatly improve her abilities at school and later on in the workforce. As the oldest in her family She hopes to set an example for her younger brother and sister.
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This loan is admnistered by Vittana's partner Banco Fie
Vittana is a nonprofit that aims to provide access to education for millions of young people struggling to overcome poverty around the world. All Vittana loans are administered by local MFIs which are vetted and approved by Vittana staff. For a list of Vittana's MFI partners, please click here.
Vittana loans provide students with degrees and certificates that lead to higher paying jobs and sustainable livelihoods. Capital to fund Vittana loans comes from its crowdfunding website, investment funds and strategic partnerships. Today, more than 6,000 students in 12 countries have received a Vittana loan and are repaying at a rate of 99.8%. With the help of the Kiva community, Vittana is expanding its work and graduating a generation beyond poverty.