Ekow is single. He has received schooling through junior high school. Ekow sells books and stationary in Nkontrodo, near Elmina, which he has done for three years. Ekow uses his income to support himself and pay all his own expenses.
Ekow will use the loan to purchase more books and stationary to sell in his shop. With the new profits from his expanded business, Ekow plans to increase his working capital and save for his future.