Although she has received no formal education, Ernestina is an entrepreneur. She specializes in selling groceries in Asebu Ekrokul (near Cape Coast). She has been involved in this enterprise for four years. Ernestina is married and has six children. Her husband is retired.
As the sole breadwinner in the family, the proceeds from Ernestina's business normally go towards covering the entire family’s general expenses.
Ernestina wants to use her loan to increase her current inventory levels, hence allowing her to sell greater quantities of groceries. In the long term, Ernestina plans to reinvest future profits into her business, thus helping her expand and meet the needs of rising customer demands.