A loan of $2,125 helped to pay for tuition fees at the Maharishi Institute.


Clerence's story

My name is Clerence and I am 22 years old. I am a registered student studying towards my bachelor of business administration through Maharishi University of Management, facilitated by the Maharishi Institute. I enjoy playing soccer, cooking, and reading. My family is from a rural area of Mpumalanga. I have four siblings and am the first in my family to attend university. My family is struggling financially and my parents are unable to afford good accommodations for me.

The Kiva loan is an important part of my education because without it, the chances of me graduating decrease. My dream is to start my own business and bring my family out of poverty. I also hope to further my studies whenever the opportunity arises in the future. I expect to graduate in 2013 and a Kiva loan will help me get there.



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