Hawa, who is 22 years old, lives together with her friend and two children, aged 4 and 7, at Kakata. She stopped her education in the 9th grade. Her husband is a business man. One of the children attends school.
She has a table in the market where she has sold palm oil, rice, cooking oil, peppers, onions, and tomatoes for the past five years. She learned to sell from her sister, and her friend helped her out in this business, She makes a profit when she sells, and with the profit she buys more goods to improve the business.
She is requesting a loan to purchase more palm oil, onions, cooking oil, rice, peppers, and other items for her business. Her future plan is to buy land and build a house.