Esi is a petty trader who sells food items such as cassava, plantains, and tomatoes. She offers her wares for sale at Besease near Elmina. Esi has been engaged in this business for the past eight years.
Esi and her husband have five children. Her husband is a farmer. Esi uses her income to assist her husband in paying the household bills.
She will use her loan to purchase more food items to offer for sale. With the expected profits, she intends to expand her business.