A loan of $200 helped to purchase a greater quantity of maize, thus increasing her current inventory levels.


Ekua's story

Although she has received no prior formal education, Ekua is an entrepreneur. She specializes in preparing and selling ‘Kenkey’ (a traditional Ghanaian dish made from corn dough and wrapped in banana leaves). She usually sells her ‘Kenkey’ in Asafa (near Cape Coast). She has been involved in preparing and selling ‘Kenkey’ for 20 years.

Ekua is married and has six children. Her husband is a fisherman. The proceeds from her business normally goes towards helping her husband cover the family’s general expenses and pay their children’s school fees.

Ekua wants to use her loan to purchase a greater quantity of maize, thus increasing her current inventory levels. As a result, this will allow her to sell greater quantities of her tasty ‘Kenkey’.

In the long term, Ekua plans to reinvest the future profits back into her business, thus helping her expand and meet the needs of rising customer demands.


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