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Total loan: $1,525
Johannesburg, GP, South Africa / Education
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Tumelo's loan finished fundraising,
but these similar borrowers just need a little more help to reach their goals!
A loan helped to pay for one year tuition fees and living expenses at the Maharishi Institute.
Tumelo is a Business Management Student at the Maharishi Institute. Joseph is 22 years old and was asked the following questions by a staff member of the Institute: This is his story:What do you study at Maharishi Institute? Which classes you enjoy most I am studying towards a Bachelor of Arts Degree in management. The classes which I enjoy most are marketing management, business law and ethics and career strategies to name a few. However, I would say that all my classes have been pleasant and I have learned and grown from all of them. What are your goals after graduating from the Institute? Please be specific: In which sector do you expect to work? In which city would you like to work? Would you like to travel? My goal is to find myself a decent work that will enable me to fulfil my needs, after that I would like to start the business in green sector. My goal here will be to reduce the harm that most of the company has already done. Johannesburg or Durban is my main city for this. Yes I would really like to travel outside of the country Tell us about your background. Where were you born? Do you have brothers and sisters? What do your parents do for work? Are you married? Do you have children? I am the only child in my family. I was born in Free State. My parent are domestic workers and I am not married and do not have children. What do you like to do in your spare time? In my spare time I would like to read, be with friends, go to the mall, watch movies and sometimes relax with my mother. How will a Kiva loan change your life? Describe how the loan will affect your studies and your lifestyle: will there be significant changes? Kiva loan will help me pay for my school fees, transport and have some money left for personal use. Because I will not have stress about my fees, I will be able to concentrate more on my studies.