Esi is divorced and has five children. She sells kenkey (cooked then fermented maize and cassava dough) at Dabur near Elmina, which she has been doing for 16 years. She is responsible for feeding and clothing her children as well as paying their school fees. She has no formal education.
Esi is requesting a loan, which she will use to buy cassava dough and maize for her kenkey. With the profits, Esi will continue to expand her business and take care of her family.