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

Vuyokazi's story

Vuyokazi is a Business Management student at the Maharishi Institute. Vuyokazi is 22 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 Bachelor Business Administration (BBA) Degree."

What are your goals after graduation?
“I want to work in an Accounting and Finance Section,and to study Hospitality. Afterwards, I want to open my new business in the Hospitality and Travelling Sector. I would like to work in Johannesburg where I am closer to my family. I would like to travel all over, see how people run their own business, get motivation and inspiration and to connect/network to professional businesswomen and businessmen.”

Tell us about your background?
“In my family we are three girls and I am second born in my family. My mother is a breadwinner in my family. My father passed away when I was in Primary School, which changed the situation at home-more difficult, so my mother had to look for a job in order to get the needs of the family.”

What do you do in your spare time?
“In my spare time, I like to read and write short novels.”

How will the Kiva Loan change your life?
“Kiva is a life changing opportunity for me, that will help my mother financially to now focus and try to help my younger sister to finish school.”

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