Faustina Y. is thirty-one years old. She is married and has given birth to one child, a son, who is currently in primary school. She lives with her child and husband in a rented apartment in a town called Kofiase, a farming/trading community near Dormaa, the district capital, in the Brong Ahafo region. Her husband is a commercial driver.
Faustina is also a trader, trading in vegetables: onions, tomatoes, pepper, garden eggs, etc. She sells on a table in the market square. She procures her vegetables from farmers in the nearby communities at cost effective prices.
Faustina has been in business for three years and wants a loan to procure vegetables in bulk. She is hopeful to expand her business and give her children the best of education she can afford.