Agnes M. is married to a blacksmith and has 5 dependents. She has received schooling through junior high school. Since 1994, Agnes has been selling a local meal popularly known as 'Kenkey' which is made out of corn. It is one of the most commonly eaten foods in the country and it is normally eaten with hot sauce and fried fish at Ataabadze near Elmina. Agnes uses her income to assist her husband in meeting the family's financial needs. Agnes will use the loan to increase her purchase of maize, fresh fish and other ingredients which she uses to prepare the Kenkey. With the new profits from her expanded business, Agnes plans to invest in her children's education.