Yogambigai runs a welding shop in Thambalagamam in Trincomalee district. She has been engaged in this business for over 2 years. Her husband is a part time laborer and also assists her in the shop. She started this business to supplement the family’s income, since Yogambigai husband did not have regular work.
Yogambigai joined with BMI and received her first loan of Rs. 30,000 in 2012 to buy required equipment for her business. Now, she is earning Rs. 25,000 a month.
Now, Yogambigai plans to expand her business. So, she took out a new loan of Rs. 50,000 from BMI in 2013. She plans to expand her business and increase her income through this venture.