In return for volunteering, students receive help with loan payments
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Students often find themselves either unable to afford higher education, or left with unmanageable loan repayments once they've finished. While startups such as Fynanz have offered alternatives like peer-to-peer lending to make students' lives easier, a new company called Zero Bound is now encouraging them to undertake sponsored volunteering projects in return for loan donations from friends and family to help them through university. Both current students and university alumni can sign up to ZeroBound and pledge to volunteer a certain amount of hours working in the community, as well as set a funding target. They then share their pledge…
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