Esther Afua Ocloo



Age: 83


Summary: Ghanaian entrepreneur who promoted the role of women in economic development and was the first chairwoman of Women's World Banking, who pioneered the practice of micro-lending, providing tiny loans to small home-based businesses.



Cause of Death: Pneumonia


Born: April 18, 1919


Died: February 8, 2002


Location: Accra, Ghana