Mena is married and has three children. She has received no formal education. Mena sells kokonty (a traditional Ghanaian dish made up of dried cassava chips) in Akonoma near Cape Coast. She has been selling kokonty for a little over two years. Her husband is a mason. Mena uses her income to help pay some of her family's expenses and save for her children's future. Mena will use the loan to purchase more kokonty to sell in the market. With the new profits from her expanded business, Mena plans to develop her kokonty business further.