Mena cooks banku and serves it with okra soup and fish, at Akonoma, near Cape Coast. She is married and has three children. Her husband is a mason. She supports her husband to educate, feed and clothe her children.
Mena will use her loan to purchase bags of maize, vegetables, fish and other ingredients, to use in cooking her banku for sale. She hopes to use the new profits from her business to establish a stall in which she can sell her food.