Patience is 35 years old and divorced with two children, both of whom are in school. She lives with her children in a rented apartment in a town called Kade, in the Eastern Region of Ghana. She works hard to be able to provide for the family. She is a trader. Patience is in the palm oil production business. She buys fresh palm nuts from nearby communities, prepares the oil and supplies it to retailers in her community. She also sells at the local market.
Patience has been in business for two years and wants a loan to procure palm nuts in bulk to expand her business.