A loan of $2,050 helped to pay for one year of tuition fees and living expenses at the Maharishi Institute.

Brian's story

Brian is a Business Management Student of the Maharishi Institute. Brian is 20 years old and was asked the following questions by a staff member of the Institute:

What do you study at the Maharishi Institute and what classes do you enjoy most?
“I am studying Bachelor of Business Administration and the classes I enjoy the most are English, Leadership and Principles of Business Success.”

What are your goals after graduation?
“I would like to be employed in a very successful company and be placed in the HR department. I also would like to start my own business. I would like to work in Johannesburg City (South Africa, Gauteng).”

Tell us about your background?
“I was born in Limpopo (SA), I am the firstborn in the family with only one younger sister. My mother is a domestic worker and she is the one who puts the food on the table. She divorced my father when I was still young. I am not married and I don’t have any children.”

What do you do in your spare time?
“What I like doing in my spare time is producing music and I also hang out with friends.”

How will the Kiva Loan change your life?
“My life will be more successful, I won’t have to worry about being expelled from school because I would be owing. My lifestyle will change because I will now be able to cover all my expenses with the extra money I get from Kiva and it's all a good thing for my studies because I will be able to buy some things I need.”

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