Total loan: $3,500


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Westerville, OH, United States / Services

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A loan helped me go from business owner to SUCCESSFUL business owner by expanding into a facility.

Sherry's story

At 11 years old, my mom moved me and my brother from Cleveland, OH to Koenton, Alabama. That drastic change resulted in me being married with children 4 years later. I dropped out of high school in the 10th grade and received a diploma through a mail-order learning program when I was 20. I developed a love of computers during this time and decided to go to college after we moved to NC 3 years later. However, my diploma was not accepted, so I had to get a GED. I enrolled in college and did not stop until I received my Masters in Information Systems Management, with a concentration in Distributed Systems Management. I was in the Information Technology (IT) industry for 23 years before I received a vision to start an inspirational fitness center for God's people. However, I failed to start the business at that time because of my demanding career in IT. Nevertheless, I was compelled to act on my vision in 2017, which led me to focus full time on starting the Fitness and Learning center, which would provide a holistic approach to fitness so that individuals and whole communities can become fit physically, mentally and spiritually. Since this is a new industry for me, I have had to learn a LOT, but it has been a very inspirational journey to Reach the Unreachable, which is the slogan for my company. I want to take people from typical fitness to GLORIFIED fitness, and a loan from Kiva will be the boost to help me become a SUCCESSFUL business owner, instead of just a business owner.