Araba is married and has three children. She has received no formal education. Araba is a fishmonger who sells smoked and fried fish in the town of Mpredwow, near Cape Coast. Araba has worked as a fishmonger for the past 30 years. Her husband is a farmer. Araba uses her income to support her husband and take care of her family’s expenses.
Araba will use the loan to purchase more fish from local fishermen, for preparation and sale. With the new profits from her expanded business, Araba plans to reinvest in her fish-selling business.