Araba is married and has 2 children. She has received no formal education. Araba sells the traditional Ghanaian corn dough, kenkey, in Ayensudu near Elmina, and has done so for some time now. Her husband is a farmer. Araba uses her income to support her husband in paying their family's general living expenses. Araba will use the loan to purchase more corn to prepare her kenkey recipe. With the new profits from her expanded business, Araba plans to increase her capital base and secure her business now and in the future.