Afua is a petty trader. She sells cosmetics, accessories, panties and underwear, at Agona, near Takoradi. She has done this work for eight years. She is a single parent with three children, and as a single parent, she uses her income to feed and clothe her children, and pay their school fees. Afua will use her loan to purchase more accessories, cosmetics and underwear to sell. With the new profit she will expand her business.