Mercy is a petty trader who deals in the sales of paddy rice in Akpafu, Hohoe. Mercy has received education to middle school level. She is married and has 5 children. Her husband is a farmer.
Mercy has been in the petty trading business for the past 20 years to support herself. Even after she got married she continued so that she can support her husband. She assists her husband in catering to their four children.
Her loan will be used to buy bags of paddy rice from the local farmers, mill it, and sell at the local market. She hopes to use the new profits from her business to save to sponsor her first child to further his education.