A loan of $275 helped to purchase a greater quantity of ingredients to make her Millet porridge, thus increasing her current inventory levels.


Mercy's story

Although she has received no prior formal education, Mercy is an entrepreneur. She specializes in preparing and selling Millet porridge. She usually sells her porridge in Ekumfe-Twi (near Cape Coast). She has been involved in preparing and selling porridge for two years.

Mercy is married and has one child. Her husband works as a driver. The proceeds from her business normally go towards helping her husband cover the family’s general expenses and pay their children’s school fees.

Mercy wants to use her loan to purchase a greater quantity of ingredients to make her Millet porridge, thus increasing her current inventory levels. As a result, this will allow her to sell greater quantities of her tasty porridge. In the long term, Mercy plans to re-invest the future profits back into her business, thus helping her expand and meet the needs of rising customer demands.


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