A loan helped to pay for one year tuition fees and living expenses at the Maharishi Institute.


Andile's story

Andile is a Business Management Student at the Maharishi Institute and was asked the following questions by a staff member of the Institute: This is his story:
1. What do you study at the Maharishi Institute? Which classes do you enjoy the most?
I am studying for a Bachelor of Art, Degree IN Business and I enjoy Marketing Management class and Financial Management.

2. What are your goals after graduating from the Maharishi Institute? Please be specific: in which sector do you expect to work? In which city would you like to work? Would you like to travel?
After graduation I would like to work in the Marketing sector, hence I have a strong point in sales, it would be best to find a job around Jo'burg as it is the ultimate city for the corporate world. In future I would like to be in foreign investment and tour around the world.

3. Tell us about your background. Where were you born? Do you have brothers and sisters? What do your parents do for work? Are you married; do you have children?
I was born and raised in Johannesburg with two siblings before me. We were raised by both our parents with my father as a bread winner. I am not married at the moment and I do not have children but I hope I will in future.

4. What do you like to do in your spare time?
I like to read books on my spare time; my favorite book is The Astonishing Power of a story by Justine Cohen.

5. How will Kiva loan change your life? Describe how the loan will affect your studies and your lifestyle: will there be significant changes?
The loan will make a huge impact in my life, I will be able to get to school on time in terms of transport and I will save some of the stipend that I will be earning.



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