Mena sells oil, fried fish, and the fermented corn dough, kenkey, in Aburansa, near Elmina. Mena has received an education through a middle school level. She is married and has four children. Her husband is a tailor in their community.
Mena has been selling oil, kenkey, and fried fish for four years now. Mena is responsible for helping to support her husband in paying their children's school fees and other family expenses.
Her loan will be used to buy an increased quantity of corn, fish, and oil for the production of her prepared foods. She hopes to use the new profits from her business to expand her food production business, to meet her customers' demands.