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A loan of $1,775 helped to pay for one year of tuition fees and living expenses at the Maharishi Institute.


Zanele's story

Zanele is applying for a second loan to support her studies through her graduation in December 2014 at the Maharishi Institute. She has provided the following update on her progress since receiving the first loan:

“My studies have progressed very well because Kiva has helped me to pay for my studies as well as with money for transport. I no longer have problems with coming to school and attend every day because I have transport money every day.”



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