Patience is 28 years old. She is divorced and has given birth to two children. Both are currently in school. She lives with her children in a rented apartment in a town called Wiawso in the Western Region of Ghana. Wiawso is a commercial and farming community in the region.
She works hard to provide for the family. Patience is a trader. She runs a cold store. She sells fresh fish and all kinds of meat. She supplies to other retailers and food vendors in her community. Patience buys cartons of fresh fish and meat from big cold stores in Kumasi. She has been in business for two years and wants a loan to buy goods in bulk to expand her business.