Amali Hatharasinghe is married to Tharindu Hettiaarachchi who is a carpenter by profession. The couple has a son and a daughter.
Amali wanted to use her free time in a productive manner and waited for an opportunity to start an income generation activity. She got inspired more after she came to know about BMI activity in Ipalogama and got herself involved in a BMI cluster. She commenced her income generation activity by taking a business loan of Rs. 25,000 in June 2011 and investing on dairy management. This provided her ample monthly income, which stands at Rs. 34,000 per month.
Amali now feels to go for another income generation activity by requesting her second BMI business loan this month. She wants to invest her second loan of Rs. 50,000 in cement brick making, which can be easily carried out at the adjoining land belongs to her. She knows by continuing both business activities, she can make more profit as well as provide employment opportunities to others as well.