BandulaLal (44)is an existing BMI client from Mawanella in the Kegalle District. He is involved in sales of construction bricks. He is at present earning an average monthly income of Rs. 30,000/- approximately. He has been in this trade for a mere one year. However, the demand for construction brick either in clay or concrete is very much in demand due to individual development in villages and small townships, with most people wanting to uplift their living standards and living quarters. BandulaLal has applied for a loan of Rs. 50,000/- for the development of his present business.
A previous loan had been obtained by the spouse in 2012 for the purpose of holding educational tutoring. These tutoring classes are still functional and his spouse, J M Udeni Gunathilake, earns an average income of Rs.25,000/- per month.
BandulaLal and Udeni live in their own home. They have 2 schooling sons and a dependent parent in their care. His ambition is to see his business grow to a higher level and provide a better future for his sons.