What do you study at the Maharishi Institute and what classes do you enjoy most?
“I am currently studying a business degree at Maharishi Institute. The classes that I enjoy most are Higher States of Consciousness because they help to connect with the inner being.”
What are your goals after graduation?
“My goal after graduating is to work for Anglo American in the Finance Department then start my own warehousing and logistics company. I would like to work within the city of Johannesburg so that I don't travel much.”
Tell us about your background.
“I was born and raised in Katlehong, east side of Johannesburg. I stay in Katlehong and I have four brothers and one sister. My father works at Afrox as a part-time driver and my mother works as a consultant for Old Mutual. I am not married and I don’t have any children or kids.”
What do you do in your spare time?
“In my spare time I like to read and cook because I love cooking and if I’m not doing those two, I also like to search for something on the internet.”
How will the Kiva loan change your life?
“The Kiva loan, for me it will do some significant changes both in my life and studies. Firstly I know that I will get to school or I will be able to go to school every day no matter what and secondly the Kiva loan will give me an assurance that my tuition is secured and covered.”
More information about this loan
This Kiva loan will be used to provide borrowers with needed goods or services, as opposed to cash or financial credit.
Maharishi students repay their loans with work-study wages while attending school. However, due to the unpredictable nature of their work-study schedules, they may not be able to make regular repayments. In these instances, Maharishi Institute provides an advance that is deducted from students' future wages. This gives student borrowers more flexibility in meeting their loan repayment obligations while they are still in school.
Important InformationThe Maharishi Education for Invincibility Trust (MEIT) extends educational opportunities to poor and historically excluded students in South Africa. By combining distance and computer learning with practical experience, the institute equips students with access to the skills and training they need to compete in tough job markets and build bright futures. Kiva funding will help students pay for tuition and other basic expenses so they can study and thrive.
Maharishi students take out loans for each year of tuition separately on Kiva. Each concurrent loan's repayment period begins after the previous load has been fully repaid.
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