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“The thing I’ve learned is that you can’t wait for things to come to you,” says Katrina about her mobile massage company. Since losing her job at a spa when it closed down, she has focused on her own business working mostly with motorcyclists, racers, and mechanics recovering from injuries and surgery. Since her clients rarely seek out a massage therapist, Katrina has built partnerships with automotive businesses who bring her in to work on their employees. This niche market has enabled Katrina to establish a loyal customer base, but she needs to expand her client list in order to build a sustainable business.

A $3,000 loan will help Katrina buy a car to that she can travel to more businesses, and even raceways and other events, in order to expand beyond her current client base.

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About United States

  • $54,800
    Average annual income
  • 24
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    United States Loans Fundraising
  • $12,684,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $3,000 helped Katrina purchase vehicle for mobile massage practice.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 25, 2009
Jul 27, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2011