Yaa is a 40 year-old woman. She is married and has two children who are attending school. She lives with her husband in her matrimonial home. She is an achiever and a resourceful mother. She loves selling goods, the business through which she makes a living. For the last nine years, Yaa has traded in food such as plantains and cassava. She treks to surrounding villages in the community to purchase bulk stock of plantains from the farmers and sells to her customers. Due to inadequate working capital, she is not able to purchase enough stock to make sufficient profit to support her family. With the loan, she wants to purchase a bulk supply of plantains and cassava to enable her to increase her business.