Jesmina is a first BMI client who lives in a village in Thampalamgam in the Trincomalee district with her husband and young son. She is earning a monthly income of approximately Rs. 30,000/-.
Jesmina has a vegetable garden from which she sells to nearby villagers and has been operating this business for several years. She has seen the benefit of investing in her business by attending BMI cluster meetings. Thus Jesmina wishes to expand her business through purchasing fertilizer and more plants at a bulk discount rate by taking out a loan of Rs 30,000. Jesmina knows that this timely investment will enable her to increase her profitability and allow her to take care of her family.