Ekua is a small-scale oats and bread seller in Wiomoah (near Cape Coast). She has had some formal education as she is a primary school graduate. She is married and has two children. Her husband is a driver.
Ekua has been working as an oats and bread seller for close to two 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 oats and bread, thus allowing her to meet rising customer demand. She hopes to use the profits from her enterprise to fulfill her dream of buying an oats and bread stand, hence helping her sell from a fixed location in the future.