Esi is a petty trader. She sells jewelry, such as earrings, necklaces, and beads, and cosmetics at Kwahinkrom, near Elmina, which she has done for 8 years now. She is a widow and has 4 children. As a single parent, she uses her income to feed, clothe, and pay school fees for her children. Esi will use her loan to purchase more jewelry and cosmetics to sell. With the new profit, she will expand her business.