A loan of $1,275 helped to pay education fees for three years.


Yunita's story

Yunita comes from Sorong, the easternmost region of Indonesia, specifically in West Papua. Because in Papua island areas there are many harbor boats, Yunita want to be a native daughter who can work in and build her own country. Yunita is currently studying at the Academy of Maritime science Nusantara. She is studying in the Management Commerce and Harbor Administration program. Her parent works as a fisherman whose income depends on the weather. Bad weather and high winds result in not catching fish because the waves are too big. Yunita wants to help ease the burden on her parents with a loan from Kiva so Yunita is joining the loan program. Yunita wants to finish school and get a job quickly at a port in her own country. Yunita thanks Kiva lenders because these loans can help with her studies for three years.



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