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Sufyan hopes to be a student at the Academy of Maritime Archipelago; he wants to work in a large port. Sufyan lives in a remote village, in a mountainous area, precisely in the area Majenang, Cilacap. Sufyan's father only works as a carpenter whose income is uncertain. His parents have only enough revenue to finance their day-to-day family life,

Sufyan has four brothers who still have many needs. Sufyan wants to help his parents for the betterment of his family and the life of his four brothers. Then with the Student Loan program from Kiva, he wants to pursue his studies and complete quickly, in order to quickly get a job. He would very be grateful to all investors of Kiva who help in his study, even though they do not know him personally.

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This loan is part of a YSBS higher education program through affiliate YPPK designed to help high-achieving high school graduates afford higher education at a top maritime academy. Akademi Maritim Nusantara trains students in ship engineering, nautical science, and maritime economics, and helps them find jobs after graduation. By funding this zero-interest loan, you are supporting a student who couldn’t otherwise afford higher education. Students are expected to repay in monthly installments after they are employed.

Please be advised that this loan might carry a grace period while the student is in school that may result in a lengthy loan term. Please refer to the Repayment Schedule before making this loan.

About Yayasan Sosial Bina Sejahtera (YSBS)

Yayasan Sosial Bina Sejahtera (YSBS) is a non-governmental organization that has worked on poverty reduction, food security, gender issues, education, public health, and climate change in Central Java, Indonesia for over 40 years. Kiva lenders can fund tuition loans for students attending YSBS’ maritime academy and senior vocational high school to help them launch their careers, or enterprise loans for rural groups of women participating in the organization’s microfinance program.

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