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


Tshepo's story

Tshepo is a business management student at the Maharishi Institute. Tshepo 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? “Consciousness-based education. I enjoy my academic classes.” What are your goals after graduation? “Management, I hope. I want to start my own company and travel the world.” Tell us about your background? I was born and raised in Soweto. I have one younger sister. My mother passed away due to breast cancer; I live with my grandparents at the moment. I don’t have any children yet.” What do you do in your spare time? “I am an up-and-coming music producer and writer. I love reading books on spirituality and art.” How will the Kiva loan change your life? “I will feel more relaxed knowing that my studies are taken care of, and I will make sure that I have finished school.”



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