Mangalika is involved in managing a tea plantation on a small scale. She lives in the Beragala area in the NuwaraEliya District. Mangalika has been involved in this business for the past 14 years and earns an income of LKR 20,000/- per month.
Mangalika is 28 years old and married, her husband is employed with the Security Service. Mangalika has a schooling child and her mother who lives with them.
Mangalika is new to the BMI and has applied for a loan of LKR 30,000/- for the purpose of improving the plantation. She intends to use the money for new plants and replanting purposes. She is young, energetic and full of aspirations. She is very eager to see a development in her business. She would like to make improvements and increase the output of tea leaves sold to the factories. She is very determined and hopes to be a successful entrepreneur in the future.