Helena H. is married with three children. Her husband is a pastor, and Helena is responsible for paying bills and taking care of the children.
Helena completed senior high school, and has been selling food for the past eight years. She sells cooked rice, banku (cooked fermented dough), red red (a popular stew), and groceries at Ola in Cape Coast. She is requesting a loan to purchase more food stuffs and rice for her chop bar. She hopes to use any new profits to expand her business.