Afia is twenty-nine years old. She is married and has given birth to three children: one son and two daughters, who are all still in school. She works very hard to support her husband to provide for the family. She lives with her husband and children in a rented apartment in Oda in the Eastern Region of Ghana.
Afia is a trader, trading in foodstuffs such as cassava, plantain, maize, etc. She procures the goods from nearby communities and sells in her community and also supplies to other food vendors. She has been in business for three years and wants a loan to buy food items in bulk to expand her business.