Marco dreams of becoming a commercial engineer but without a degree, he knows it may never be possible. Marco is currently attending Escuela Militar de Ingeniería, working towards his degree in commercial engineering. With this loan, Marco plans to pay for his tuition. With a degree in commercial engineering, he expects to earn $15 a day. With two older siblings already attending college, Marco is unsure how he will be able to afford his tuition fees on his own without the assistance of a Vittana Loan. Marco's father works as a vendor and his salary is the family's primary source of income.
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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.