A loan of $1,725 helped to pay for one year's tuition fees and living expenses at the Maharishi Institute.

Sanele's story

Sanele is a Business Management Student at the Maharishi Institute. Sanele is 25 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 of Business Administration. I enjoy each and every class that I attend.”

What are your goals after graduation?

“After graduation I’d like to work in Human Resources for a big corporate. I would like to work for the City of Johannesburg too, one day.”

Tell us about your background.

“I was born in Enkandla in Kwazulu-Natal. Altogether there were eight children but three have passed away, so now I have two sisters and two brothers. My mother is a pensioner and no longer works. I am not married and don’t have children yet.”

What do you do in your spare time?

“I like to read books and play cricket in the township.”

How will the Kiva loan change your life?

“It will change my life a lot as I will have enough money for transport and to pay my fees each month. This will mean that I won’t have to stress about money and can focus on my studies and achieving good grades.”

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