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Serena, a single mother with a teenage son, is a fitness instructor and personal trainer in Mountain View, California. She has taught aerobics and yoga classes for several years and started personal training two years ago while studying Biology at San Jose State University. Serena has invested in a digital camera and computer to build a website for her personal training venture. Now she wants to complete additional training, so that she can offer more services to her clients.

With a $5000 loan, Serena can complete a higher level certification in Sports Fitness, which will enable her to serve her clients better and help them reach their personal fitness goals.

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About United States

  • $54,800
    Average annual income
  • 28
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    United States Loans Fundraising
  • $12,693,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $5,000 helped Serena certification in Sports Fitness.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
39 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 30, 2009
Jun 10, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 22, 2011