A loan of $325 helped to buy bags of maize and fish for preparing banku.


Theresa's story

Theresa is a food vendor at Ayensudu, near Elmina. She cooks banku (a thick dough-like paste made from maize and cassava) which she sells along with products like fried fish, pepper and tomato sauce which are served with it. Theresa has done this for three years. Theresa is married to a farmer and they have six children. She uses her income to assist her husband. Her loan will be used to buy bags of maize and fish, which she uses in preparing her banku. She hopes to use the new profits from her business to set up a food stall for the sale of her cooked banku and fish.


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