Debora D. is forty two years old. She is married and has given birth to two children, a son and a daughter. She says her daughter is a seamstress and her son currently attends university. She lives with her children and husband in a rented apartment in a farming/commercial town named Takorase, which is near Akim Oda in the eastern region of Ghana.
Debora works to financially support her husband in providing for the family. Her husband is a palm nut farmer and she is a trader. She trades foodstuffs. Debora buys foodstuffs such as maize, cassava, yams, plantains, etc. all the way from Afram Plains. She sells to food vendors and retailers in her community. Debora has been in this business for twenty two years and wants a loan to procure goods in bulk to expand her business. She is hopeful to expand her business.