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


Siboniso's story

Siboniso is a Business Management Student of the Maharishi Institute. Siboniso 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?
“I am currently studying a business degree at Maharishi Institute. The classes that I enjoy most are Higher States of Consciousness because they help to connect with the inner being.”

What are your goals after graduation?
“My goal after graduating is to work for Anglo American in the Finance Department then start my own warehousing and logistics company. I would like to work within the city of Johannesburg so that I don't travel much.”

Tell us about your background.
“I was born and raised in Katlehong, east side of Johannesburg. I stay in Katlehong and I have four brothers and one sister. My father works at Afrox as a part-time driver and my mother works as a consultant for Old Mutual. I am not married and I don’t have any children or kids.”

What do you do in your spare time?
“In my spare time I like to read and cook because I love cooking and if I’m not doing those two, I also like to search for something on the internet.”

How will the Kiva loan change your life?
“The Kiva loan, for me it will do some significant changes both in my life and studies. Firstly I know that I will get to school or I will be able to go to school every day no matter what and secondly the Kiva loan will give me an assurance that my tuition is secured and covered.”



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