A loan of $550 helped to purchase more beans, rice and red leaves to use in preparing the local dish, wakye.


Yaa's story

Yaa is single and has no children. She has received no formal education. She sells wakye in Bremawg, near Abura, which she has done for several years.

Wakye is a traditional rice dish in Ghana, made of rice, beans and red leaves; it is normally eaten with a spicy tomato salad, fish, or macaroni pasta.

Yaa uses her income to support herself and take care of her personal expenses. Yaa will use the loan to purchase more beans, rice and red leaves to use in preparing wakye to sell. With the new profits from her expanded business, Yaa plans to further expand her wakye making trade.


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