Grace is 37 years old. She is married and has given birth to two children, both of whom are in school. She lives with her husband and children in a rented apartment in a town called Wiawso in the Western Region of Ghana. Wiawso is a commercial and farming town.
Grace is a food vendor. She cooks and sells rice with stew. She sells from a tabletop by the roadside in her community. Grace buys bags of rice and other ingredients from nearby towns. She has been in business for more than 15 years and wants a loan to buy goods in bulk to expand her business.