Araba is single and has three children. She has a basic education (primary school). She is a petty trader in Brenu Akyimu, near Elmina, which she has done for the past 10 years. Araba uses her income to pay her children's school fees and to pay for other household expenses such as utility bills, etc.
Araba will use the loan to purchase a variety of goods to sell. With the new profits from her expanded business, Araba plans to invest in her children's education.