Aastasia sells food products in Afosua (near Cape Coast). She has had some formal education and is a junior high school graduate. She is married and has three children. Her husband is a farmer. Aastasia has been working as a meat vendor for close to three years. Her income is used to help her husband pay the utility bills and their children’s school fees. She plans on using her loan to purchase an increased quantity of meat, thus allowing her to meet increasing demands from her customers. She hopes to use the profits from her enterprise to fulfill her dream of buying a meat stand and being able to sell from a fixed location in the future.