A loan of $3,150 helped to finance his higher education..


Hermann Rakiswende's story

Hermane Rakiswende is a single man with no children. For the past three years, he has been working toward his Bachelor's degree at the "Ecole Supérieure des Travaux Public de Ouagadougou," (Ouagadougou School for Public Works,) a professional training school for civil engineers in Burkina Faso. He would like to finance his higher education.

He does practical internships during the holidays to gain professional experience. After his studies, he intends to work for a few years to gain experience and build relationships. After that, he intends to open his own business.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Brianne S



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