Doris is a 35-year-old married mother of two children who are both in school. She lives with her husband and children in a rented apartment in a farming-dominated community in the western region of Ghana. Most of the dwellers practice farming alongside other trading activities. Doris is a trader. She trades in smoked fish. She sells at the market square in her community. Doris also supplies to retailers and food vendors in her community and treks as well. She buys the goods from nearby towns. Doris has been in business for three years and wants a loan to procure goods in bulk to expand her business.