Leelawathi is a BMI client from Mahailluppallama area in Anurahdapura district. Her husband is a Driver in profession and they have one son who is also employed as a driver. Leelawathi engaged in dress making and has around eight years of experience in it.
She has first joined BMI in 2011 March and obtained a loan of LKR 25,000 for her dress making business. She has used the loan money to purchase clothing materials for her business. Since the business shows good prospects, now she is planning to increase her production and diversify the types of dresses she makes. She has now applied for her second BMI loan of LKR 50,000. She plans to use the money to buy a stock of clothing materials.
Leelawathi engaged in this business not only as her profession, but also as her hobby. She enjoys making dresses and happy that she could contribute to the household economy. She plans to gradually develop her business and save some money for their future.