Although she has received no formal education, Mary is an entrepreneur. She specializes in selling fabric in Besease (near Cape Coast). She has been involved in this enterprise for 20 years. Mary is married and has 7 children. Her husband works as a farmer. The proceeds from her business normally go towards helping her husband cover the family’s general expenses and to pay their children’s school fees. Mary wants to use her loan to increase her current inventory levels, hence allowing her to sell greater quantities of fabric. In the long term, Mary plans to reinvest future profits into her business, thus helping her expand and meet the needs of her customers.