Janet B. trades in ladies’ wear – underwear, tops, jewels, etc. She buys from Kumasi and hawks the clothes in her community. Janet also treks to other towns to sell on their market days.
She is 27 years of age, married and the mother of two children – a son and a daughter. She says at the moment both of the children are in primary school. She lives with her husband and the children in a very busy commercial town called Goaso, in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana. Her husband works at the local district assembly.
She has been in business for three years. Janet is hoping to expand her business and increase her profit margin. It is her desire to sponsor her children through school to high levels.