African Oral Narratives
Life Stories of Women Traders and Former Traders From Kumasi Central Market

Interviews

Agnes Forson Interview

Date: May 26, 1994

Sold second hand clothes

Ahosua Mensah Interview 1, Part A

Date: September 21, 1994

A retired oil seller.

Akosua Mensah Interview 2, Part B

Date: September 21, 1994

A retired oil seller.

Akosua Mensah Interview 2

Date: October 13, 1994

A retired oil seller.

Akosua Mensah Interview 3

Date: October 13, 1994

A retired oil seller.

Akosua Mensah Interview 4

Date: October 13, 1994

A retired oil seller.

Abenaa Sewa Interview

Date: October 17, 1994

Orange Queen Mother

Abenaa Ediyaa Interview

Date: October 23, 1994

Sold tomatoes.

Amma Pokua Interview

Date: October 24, 1994

Sold yams.

Akosua Kwantua Interview 1

Date: October 26, 1994

Sold yams.

Akosua Kwantua Interview 2

Date: November 2, 1994

The Bolga queen mother. Sold tomatoes.

Mary Mensah Interview

Date: November 3, 1994

Owner of neighborhood store.

Mary Appiah Interview

Date: November 8, 1994

Works as seamstress.

Akua Nsia Interview

Date: November 10, 1994

Sold onions. Queen Mother.

Coastance Interview

Date: November 26, 1994

Sold onions and then vegetable soup.

Mercy Larbi Interview

Date: November 27, 1994

Sold sewing notions, household goods, and stationary.

Yaa Achiaa Interview

Date: November 27, 1994

Sold yams.

Mary Fosua Interview

Date: November 30, 1994

Sold onions.

Ataa Amoah Interview

Date: December 6, 1994

Sold cloth.

Nana Dufie Interview

Date: December 8, 1994

Sold adwenehemma (fish).

Akosua Pihamaih Interview

Date: December 18, 1994

Sold corn and plantain.

Amma Asamoah Interview

Date: January 14, 1995

Sold gnuts and beans.

Maame Werekua Interview

Date: January 15, 1995

Sold corn.

Sold amanneehemma (smoked mackerel queen mother).

Ama Ataa Interview

Date: January 24, 1995

Sold punamhemmua (bush meat).

Yaa Chin Interview

Date: January 25, 1995

Fish queen mother for apatre Lake Bosumtwe

Ataa Sewa Interview

Date: January 26, 1995

Sold cloth.

Maane Badu Interview

Date: January 26, 1995

Sold yams and also makola in Accra.

The husband mostly spoke. Sold cloth.

Akra Kobi Interview

Date: February 1, 1995

Sold yams and told witchcraft stories with Monica and Mary Appiah.

Akra Kobi Interview

Date: February 3, 1995

Sold yams and spoke of early life.

Amma Odwira Interview

Date: February 3, 1995

Sold yams and spoke of early life.

Adua Opambao Interview

Date: February 5, 1995

Sold yams and spoke of early life.

Cecilia Asante-Antwi

Date: February 6, 1995

Minister's wife; Speech at public seminar on Women In Development, Dunwell Methodest Church, Kumasi

Beha Sewa Interview

Date: February 9, 1995

Sold yams. Queen mother.

Maame Nkrumah Interview

Date: February 28, 1995

Onion trader; sister of queen mother

Afua Tekyiwa Interview

Date: March 5, 1995

Sold rice then ajna oforiwa vegetables.

Yaa Chin Interview

Date: March 6, 1995

Sold apatrehemma.

Bread seller

Rose Adusa-Opoku Interview

Date: March 14, 1995

Teacher, sold cloth.

Amma Opokua Interview

Date: March 16, 1995

Talked a lot about marriage.

Akua Frimpoma Interview

Date: March 19, 1995

Sold plantains.

Comfort Otchere Interview

Date: March 24, 1995

Aluminum cooking pans seller

Yaa Kesiwaa Interview

Date: March 27, 1995

Sold cassara.

Yaa Rose Interview

Date: March 28, 1995

Sold oranges.

Abenaa Adobea Interview

Date: March 28, 1995

Sold plantains.

Amma Aduma Interview

Date: March 28, 1995

Sold yams.

Comfort Meusah Interview

Date: April 5, 1995

Sold bread.

Yaa Chin Interview

Date: May 4, 1995

Sold apatrehemma.

Adua Kromo Interview

Date: May 4, 1995

Sold palm nuts.

Abenaa Interview

Date: May 10, 1995

Sold adobea.

Aberaa Sewa Interview

Date: May 18, 1995

Sold bayachemma. Asked CEDEP questions.

Vida Nsiah Interview

Date: May 19, 1995

Was a vocational school principal.

Atan Amoah Interview

Date: May 20, 1995

Sold cloth.

Agnes Darko Interview

Date: May 23, 1995

Owned a vegetable store.

Afua Tadeyiwah Interview

Date: May 26, 1995

Was a waste management contractor. Asked CEDEP questions.

Mrs. Wiredu Interview

Date: May 29, 1995

Owned a clothing factory

Elizabeth Owasn Interview

Date: May 29, 1995

Was chopbar queen mother. Was a traditional catering assistant. Asked CEDEP questions.

Akua Nsiah Interview

Date: June 7, 1995

Was onion queen mother. Asked a few CEDEP questions.

Amma Opokua Interview

Date: June 8, 1995

Sold yams.

Sold oranges (Fanti).

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