A loan of $275 helped to purchase ingredients for gari preparation as well as vegetables to sell.


Maame Efua's story

Maame Efua sells gari, a traditional rice and bean dish, in Aburansa, near Elmina. She also sells maize and eggplants in bulk in the local markets. Maame Efua has received no formal education, and she is widow with one child.

Maame Efua has been selling gari, maize, and eggplants for the past 30 years. She is responsible for supporting herself and her child alone now that her husband has died. Her loan will be used to purchase a greater quantity of rice, beans, and colored leaves for her gari preparation as well as vegetables to sell. She hopes to use the profits from her business to develop her food selling business further and continue to save for her future.


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