A loan of $2,075 helped to pay for one year of tuition fees and living expenses at the Maharishi Institute.

Arthur's story

Arthur is a business management student at the Maharishi Institute. Arthur 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 Management. Leadership and Organization Management are my favourite classes/courses that I enjoy the most.”

What are your goals after graduation?
“To start my own company, but before that, I am going to work in a corporate company in an operation management department in any city between South Africa, USA and Australia for a period of certain years to complete my experience and knowledge; then after, start my own business nationally.”

Tell us about your background?
“I was born in Gauteng and I have one brother and sister, including my two younger sisters. My mother works as a domestic worker, and I am not married yet and I have no children.”

What do you do in your spare time?
“I like watching news and (reading) important documents, including reading about successful people and businesses. Besides that, I involve myself in groups that discuss important matters about life in general.”

How will the Kiva loan change your life?
“The Kiva loan will help me a lot in terms of helping me to come to school each and every day without any worry for borrowing and struggling to pay back, and for me I appreciate this opportunity.”

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