A loan of $1,500 helped to pay education fees for three years.


Rafelly's story

Rafelly is a prospective student of the Nusantara Maritime Academy. The program he will take is the Management Commerce and Harbour Administration. Rafelly wants to become an expert in the field of shipping and administration so he can work in the port. Rafelly is the first child of four siblings from the island of Batam. Batam Island, including the island provinces; namely Riau Islands, is located on the west side of Indonesia. His father works as a self-employed labourer with no fixed income. Rafelly hopes to obtain a loan from Kiva investors. He wants to finish his education with no problems so he can ease the burden on his parents who finance his life. He wants to quickly get a job in order to finance schooling for his two sisters and one brother.

Rafelly is very grateful to Kiva investors who help finance his studies.



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