A loan of $2,025 helped to pay for one year of tuition fees and living expenses at the Maharishi Institute.


Hilda's story

Hilda is a business management student at the Maharishi Institute. Hilda is 23 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 towards a business degree, towards a Bachelor of Business Administration. I enjoy Physiology is Consciousness and am currently doing Organizational Management.”

What are your goals after graduation?
“After graduation, I want to be in the hospitality sector, as I have a passion for travel and tourism. I would like to live in the city of Gold, Johannesburg. I would like to tour my country and abroad.”

Tell us about your background?
“I was born in Pretoria, in Soshangure. I am the only child. I’m an orphan. I am single and do not have a child. My guardian is my grandmother.”

What do you do in your spare time?
“I like reading novels, Internet - finding/learning new things, playing brain games, listening to music, dancing, traveling to new places and meeting new people.”

How will the Kiva Loan change your life?
“The loan will help a lot, by helping me reduce the Maharishi Institute fees. The money will also help me with my monthly expenses, like paying for my accommodation. It will help my grandmother by supporting me with the stipend.”



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