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

Solomon's story

Solomon is a Business Management Student at the Maharishi Institute. Solomon 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 of Arts in Business. The classes I enjoy the most are Principles of Business Studies, Business Law and Ethics, Economics and Science of Creative Intelligence.”

What are your goals after graduation?

“I would initially like to become an accountant in the finance department of a reputable company. I would then like to start my own transportation business, based in Durban at the sea, to enable imports and exports. I would like to visit the U.K., too.”

Tell us about your background.

“I was born in Soweto and still live there with my mother. She is a single parent and currently unemployed. I have two younger siblings.”

What do you do in your spare time?

“I like to read books, especially political ones. I enjoy spending time with my family and friends and I love playing soccer.”

How will the Kiva loan change your life?

“A Kiva loan will help me to help my mother and it will help me to achieve my dreams and be a better person in life.”

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