Faustina A. cooks banku (a local dish made from corn dough) and sells it locally. It is called “etew” by the Fante people at Takoradi. She serves it with okro (okra) stew and hot pepper sauce with fish and meat.
Faustina has no educational background. She is married and has three children. Her husband is a mason. She responsibly supports her husband in the payment of school fees and utility bills.
Faustina’s loan will be used to buy more maize to be able to cook in bigger quantity for sale. She anticipates using the new profits from her business to educate her children.