Mary is fifty years old. She is married and has five children who are all in school. She lives with her husband and children in a rented apartment in a community where the major occupation is trading. Mary works very hard to support her husband to be able to provide for the family.
Mary runs a provision store by the roadside in her community. She procures her goods from Accra and nearby towns. Mary has been in business for three years and wants a loan to buy provision in bulk to increase her stock.