Ama makes cassava powder (as shown in the picture) in Efutu-Mampong near Abura in Cape Coast. Cassava powder is used in the preparation of a local dish called “kokontey”. She has been in this business for 8 years. She also sells charcoal.
Ama is single and has 6 children. She sees to the well-being of her home. Her loan will be used to buy cassava to process into powder to sell. She hopes to use the new profits from her business to save towards building a house.