Rasamalar is cultivator who grows vegetables. She has 2 years of experience. She has three children, two sons and a daughter. She lives with her family in Serunuwara, in the Trincomalee district. She joined BMI this year. She took Rs. 30,000 to grow more vegetables. This led to increased profits and a larger customer base for her. Now, she is earning Rs. 18,000 per month.
Rasamalar has now applied for another loan, for an amount of Rs. 50,000. She plans to grow more crops, purchasing these plants in bulk which will enable her to get a bulk discount and increase the productiveness.