Esi sells kenkey dumplings, made with mashed corn, and fish in Eguafo, near Elmina.
Esi has received no formal education. She is married with five children. Her husband is a farmer.
Esi has been selling her kenkey dumplings with fish for some time now. She helps support her husband's efforts to provide for the family's general expenses. Her loan will be used to purchase corn to prepare her kenkey dumpling recipe and to buy fish to sell.
She hopes to use the new profits from her business to develop her food-selling business further.