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Total loan: $550
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Ekua

Ghana
Elmina, Ghana / Food Production/Sales

A loan of $550 helped to purchase fish, maize, cassava, plantain and other ingredients to cook for sale.


Ekua's story

Ekua, married with seven dependents, has been a fishmonger and a chop bar operator in Elmina for 20 years. She cooks foods such as banku, fufu, rice-balls, etc. Her income helps to pay the utility bills and school fees.

Ekua will use the loan to purchase fish, maize, cassava, plantain and other ingredients to cook for sale. With the new profits from her expanded business, Ekua plans to further her children's education. The photo shows her standing close to the oven she uses for the fish.


Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: May 26, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Christian Rural Aid Network (CRAN)

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: May 26, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Christian Rural Aid Network (CRAN)