A loan of $275 helped to purchase bags of maize and fish for the preparation of her banku (a corn/cassava dough) meal for sale.


Ama's story

Ama is a food vender who cooks banku (a corn/cassava dough) to sale. Ama serves her dish with okro meat and fish stew to create a complete and favorite meal for her customers. Ama has prepared banku meal for sale for the past 10 year in the town of Batanya near Cape Coast. She lives with her husband and 6 children. Her husband is a farmer in the area. Ama uses her income to assist her husband in paying their children’s school fees and for the general bills of her family. Her loan will be used to purchase bags of maize and fish for the preparation of her banku meal for sale. She hopes to use the new profits from her business to create a place where her customers can come together and eat.


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