A loan of $325 helped to purchase an increased quantity of maize and other ingredients, thus allowing her to meet rising customer demands.


Rita's story

Rita is a small-scale food vendor. She cooks maize porridge for sale in Assiekie (near Takoradi). She has had some form of formal education, as she is a primary school level graduate. She is married and has three children. Her husband is a driver. Rita has been working as a food vendor for close to six years. As the sole provider in the family, the proceeds from her business normally go towards covering the entire family’s general expenses.

Rita plans on using her loan to purchase an increased quantity of maize and other ingredients, thus allowing her to meet rising customer demands. In the future, she hopes to use the profits from her enterprise to fulfill her dream of mounting a food stand, hence helping her sell from a fixed location.


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