Age : 40
Location : Elpitiya
An enterprising mother of four, aged 40, Mrs. Sumana Wickramasinghe is the owner of a small garment factory, located in Karandeniya in Elpitiya.
Her beginnings go back to 2001 when she started out with just four employees. She, together with the support of her husband, led the operations with unwavering determination and paved the path for steady progress. Today, the business has successfully grown with fifteen employees working with her.
It is in 2010 that Mrs.Wickramsnghe secured Rs. 30,000 under the group loan scheme from the ‘Elpitiya Isuru Diriya’ centre. She successfully serviced this facility and is now eligible and has applied for an advanced enterprise facility under the individual loan scheme. She intends to utilise the funds to upgrade and further expand capacity, thereby taking her business from strength to strength.