A loan of $125 helped to purchase increased amounts of corn flour to make kooko.


Maame's story

Even though she did not receive any formal education, Maame, a divorced mother of seven, is a successful businesswoman. She has been selling kooko (porridge) in Afosua, near Cape Coast, for about 12 years. As the sole breadwinner of the family, Maame uses her income to provide for the entire family.



Maame will use this loan to purchase increased amounts of corn flour to make kooko in order to improve her overall sales. With the new profits from her expanded business, she plans to further diversify the types of products that she sells, hence adapting to changing customer preferences.


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