Shashika Shyamalee Dissanayaka’s husband Lalantha is a farmer by profession in Ipalogama. They have one son who is still schooling. Shashika and her husband is now engaged in cultivating banana, which they had started five years ago. Their average monthly income is around LKR 45,000.
She was facing financial difficulties to purchase quality seedlings and land improvement. So that she joined BMI cluster recently. Now Shashika is expecting her first loan of LKR 30,000 from BMI. She hopes to use the loan money to re-cultivate banana in the 2 .5 acre land belongs to her.
She and her husband are very confident in their venture and hope that they can earn a good income if they maintain a good cultivation. Shashika also enjoys farming and very proud to help her husband in their household economy. She wishes to earn a high income and save some money for the future of their small kid.