Lydia operates a grocery shop in Batanya near Cape Coast. She has operated her shop for the past 4 years and sells a variety of groceries including tin fish, tin tomatoes, Milo, milk, soap, as well as an array of beverages, biscuits, toffees, etc. Lydia is married to a farmer and has 2 children. Lydia uses her income to assist her husband in paying their children’s school fees. She will use her loan to purchase a variety of groceries to sell. With the new profits, Lydia plans to expand her business.