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Total loan: $550
Elmina, Central, Ghana / Food
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A loan helped To increase her capital to buy fish in larger quantities for processing and sale.
Mary A. is married and has 5 dependants. She has received no formal education. Mary sells fish which she buys from the fishermen then brings them home for processing and preservation. She then sends them to be sold at the Liverpool street market in Elmina. She has done this since 1998. Her husband is a fisherman. Mary uses her income to care for the family's financial needs as well as paying the children's school fees. Mary will use the loan to increase her capital to buy fish in larger quantities for processing and sale. With the new profits from her expanded business, Mary plans to save towards a house which she wants to build with her husband for the family.