Irene is married and has three children. She has received no formal education. Irene sells fish at Santrokofi, Hohoe, which she has for three years. Her husband is a chain saw operator. Irene uses her income to assist in paying the basic bills of the home. Irene will use the loan to buy cartons of fish on a cash basis to sell. With the new profits from her expanded business, Irene plans to save and acquire a deep freezer.