Ekua buys palm fruits from the market and makes palm oil for sale in Abura. She is a single parent taking care of 7 dependants. Ekua has been selling palm oil for 6 years. Her loan will be used to buy palm fruits to make oil for sale. She hopes to reinvest the new profits. She is shown with the mortar and pestle she uses for pounding the palm fruits. Any increase in profits she realizes would be used to buy a palm-oil-making machine.