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


Thokozani's story

Thokozani is a Business Management Student of the Maharishi Institute. Thokozani is 21 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?
“Bachelor of Business Administration. I enjoy Principles of Business Success, Principles of Economics and Business Fundamentals.”

What are your goals after graduation?
“I plan to get a job as a manager, work for approximately three years and save up enough money for me to start my own business, and also continue studying via correspondence.”


Tell us about your background?
“I am the last born in a family of six. I have three brothers and two sisters. My mother is unemployed and my father works at an engineering firm. I am not married and don’t have any children.”


What do you do in your spare time?
“I like writing and reading, listening to music and watching inspirational documentaries.”


How will the Kiva Loan change your life?
“Firstly the loan will help me pay off my first year tuition, secondly the loan will help me with transport fare which is a major problem for me.”



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