A loan of $175 helped to purchase an increased quantity of fish to smoke, thus allowing her to meet customers’ demands.


Aba's story

Aba is a small scale fish monger in Akatakyiwa (near Cape Coast). She purchases her fish from a nearby fishing village and smokes it for resale. Aba has has not had any form of formal education. She is married and has 7 children. Her husband is a carpenter. Aba has been selling smoked fish for 22 years. Her income is used to help her husband pay the utility bills and their children’s school fees. She plans to use her loan to purchase an increased quantity of fish to smoke, thus allowing her to meet rising customers’ demands. She hopes to use the profits from her enterprise to fulfill her dream of setting up a smoked fish stand, so that she can sell from a fixed location in the future.


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