Although she has received no prior formal education, Janet is an entrepreneur. She specializes in selling groceries in Twifo Praso (near Cape Coast). She has been involved in this enterprise for 14 years.
Janet is married and has five children. Her husband works as a miner. The proceeds from her business normally go towards helping her husband cover the family’s general expenses and paying their children’s school fees.
Janet will use the loan to purchase increased amounts of groceries, thus aiding her in improving her overall sales. With the new profits from her expanded business, Janet plans to further diversify the type of products that she sells, hence adapting to changing customer preferences.