Mary A. is thirty-five years old, married, and currently has no child. She lives with her husband in a rented apartment in a commercial town called Dwenase in the Western Region. Her husband is a farmer.
Mary trades in utensils. She buys her goods from Kumasi at affordable prices and sells at the market square in her community. She treks to other markets to sell as well. Mary has been in business for five years and wants a loan to buy goods in bulk. She aspires to expand her business.