Shyamali is a Tailor in the Kothmale village in Nuwara-Eliya district. She has being doing tailoring for three years. Mostly she makes ladies dresses and school uniforms, because there is demand for these products. Her monthly income is Rs. 6,000 approximately.
Shyamali’s husband is an officer in the Electricity board. It gives the main income to fulfill the family needs. Shyamali joined with BMI with the hope of getting some financial assistance from the company. As a result she is qualified to get a loan of Rs. 30,000. She hopes to use the loan amount to purchase additional white fabric. So, she can increase production of school uniforms for which there is a lot of demand.