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Commercial management and harbor cruise is the selected study program of Marlon. Currently, he is a student at the Academy of Maritime Nusantara. He wants to work in a shipping company or at the major ports in Indonesia.

Marlon's parents are very supportive and eager to help Marlon to complete his education. Marlon's father is just a motorcycle taxi driver whose income is uncertain. Sometimes, to meet daily needs, he has to borrow from the neighbors or relatives of the parents. At the same time, three of Marlon's brothers also need money for school. Marlon hopes to get a student loan from Kiva, which can ease the burden on his parents. Marlon thanks the lenders throughout the world, although he does not personally know them.

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This loan is part of a YSBS higher education program through affiliate YPPK designed to help high-achieving high school graduates afford higher education at a top maritime academy. Akademi Maritim Nusantara trains students in ship engineering, nautical science, and maritime economics, and helps them find jobs after graduation. By funding this zero-interest loan, you are supporting a student who couldn’t otherwise afford higher education. Students are expected to repay in monthly installments after they are employed.

Please be advised that this loan might carry a grace period while the student is in school that may result in a lengthy loan term. Please refer to the Repayment Schedule before making this loan.

About Yayasan Sosial Bina Sejahtera (YSBS)

Yayasan Sosial Bina Sejahtera (YSBS) is a non-governmental organization that has worked on poverty reduction, food security, gender issues, education, public health, and climate change in Central Java, Indonesia for over 40 years. Kiva lenders can fund tuition loans for students attending YSBS’ maritime academy and senior vocational high school to help them launch their careers, or enterprise loans for rural groups of women participating in the organization’s microfinance program.

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  • $5,200
    Average annual income
  • 92
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    Indonesia Loans Fundraising
  • $5,738,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 9,587.5
    Indonesia Rupiahs (IDR) = $1 USD