Lardi is twenty-five years old. She is married and has two children, both in school. She lives with her children and her husband in a rented apartment in Axim. Axim is along the coastal area in the western region of Ghana. Fishing business is the major occupation of the people. Lardi trades in second hand clothes for both males and females.
She buys bales of second hand clothes from Accra and hawks them in her community. She also treks to sell in nearby communities. Lardi has been in business for seven years and wants a loan to purchase goods in bulk.