Ekua cooks banku for sale in Nkramofokrom, near Elmina. She serves it with okro soup, fried fish, pepper and tomato sauce. She is a married, with three children. Ekua has been in this business for eight years now. She uses her income to support her husband in the general upkeep of their family.
Ekua's loan will be used to purchase bags of maize, fish and other ingredients that she uses in preparing her banku for sale. She hopes to use the new profits from her business to build a better stall in which to sell her cooked banku and soup.