SunethraIranganie (39), is a new BMI client from Kegalle District. She has been involved in a small business manufacturing paper bags/envelopes for the past two years. She earns a monthly income of Rs.5,000/- with the present raw materials available. Sunethra has applied for a loan amounting to Rs.20,000/-. The said loan has been requested in order to purchase large quantities of paper and other materials necessary for increase in production and for the development of her present home business.
Themain income is the money earned from her small business. However she supports her two schooling children and a dependent parent who lives with her. Their total income is below minimal for a household such as hers and barely meet their day to day expenses.Iranganie and her family live in a half built house owned by a relative/family member. She is compelled to ensure that her business will further develop and see her family through to a higher economic level in the future. Iranganie is strong willed and is motivated to see positive results through sheer hard work.