Esi is married and has 4 children. She has received no formal education. Esi sells yams and oranges in Eguafo near Elmina. She has been doing this for some time now. Her husband is a farmer. Esi uses her income to help her husband in paying the family's general bills. Esi will use the loan to purchase an increased quantity of yams and oranges to sell in the market. With the new profits from her expanded business, Esi plans to expand her trade.