A loan of $800 helped to buy more corn and cassava to prepare banku dough, as well as ingredients needed for her okra stew, for her food-selling business.


Fatima Ama's story

Fatima Ama sells banku (corn and cassava dough) in Ebubonko near Abura. She also sells a traditional okra stew that is a local favorite. She has received a middle-school education. She is married and has two children. Her husband is a driver in their community. Fatima Ama has been selling banku and okra stew for the past years. She is responsible for helping her husband to pay their family's general expenses. Her loan will be used to buy more corn and cassava to prepare her banku, as well as the ingredients needed for her stew. She hopes to use the new profits to expand her food-selling enterprise.


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