Dorothy A. is twenty–five years old. She is divorced and has one child, a boy in the basic school. She lives with the family in a rented apartment in a small town called Simpa. Simpa is a farming community which is a few kilometers from Tarkwa in the Western Region of Ghana. Being a single parent, Dorothy works very hard to provide for herself and her son.
She deals in ready-made clothes for both sexes. Dorothy buys her goods from big boutiques in the cities. She says she treks to nearby markets to do business. Dorothy has been in business for six years.
Dorothy wants a loan to buy varieties of textiles in bulk so she can offer goods in many more places. It is her dream to sponsor her child to have the best of education.