Grace cooks plain rice and serves it with tomato sauce, macaroni, fried fish and hot pepper sauce (shito) at Ayensudo, near Elmina, which she has done for 15 years. She is a widow. As a single parent, Grace is responsible for clothing, feeding and paying her children’s school fees and other household expenses. Grace will use the loan to purchase rice, tomatoes, cooking oil and so on. She anticipates reinvesting the new profit.