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Total loan: $700


Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya / Education

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A loan helped to pay his university fees toward a degree in Public Policy and Administration.

Hillary's story

was Hillary, 25 years of age, was born and raised in Kibera Slums, Nairobi. He is a hardworking, honest and convivial individual.

He comes from a humble family of five and was brought up by a single parent. His mother passed on when he was only 10 years. His father is a casual laborer.

Hillary finished his secondary school in 2012 and he scored a mean grade of B-. He later joined Digital Divide Data in the year 2015. DDD has really impacted his life as he has acquired skills such as communication and computer skills.

Currently, he is at Kenyatta University in his first year, third semester studying for a Bachelor in Public Policy and Administration (BPPA) with full confidence of graduating in 2021. After pursuing the course, he is sure to give back to society by advocating for peace and reconciling people in his community. He hopes to make the society a friendly and a just place.

Hillary is requesting a Kiva loan to fund his academics to supplement the DDD partial scholarships.