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Serendib Leisure empowers Neboda community with school restoration project

Views - 4 Saturday, 13 January 2018 00:36

Serendib Leisure Management Ltd. stepped to the aid of the flood-affected community of Neboda, Kalutara by refurbishing the Kudaligama Maha Vidyalaya that was severely damaged during the devastating floods which affected many parts of Sri Lanka in Ma

Chinese Dragon Café celebrates 75th anniversary with array of religious and CSR programs

Views - 11 Saturday, 13 January 2018 00:00

Chinese Dragon Café Ltd., the pioneering restaurant chain in Sri Lanka’s Chinese restaurant sphere engaged in a noble CSR initiative with religious activities to celebrate its 75th anniversary.

President opens water treatment plants installed at several places of Anuradhapura District

Views - 3 Saturday, 13 January 2018 00:00

A ceremony was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Mahabulankulama Thibbotuwawa Sri Vijaya Viharaya, this week to open water treatment plants installed at several places in Anuradhapura district, with the aim of minimisi

Amana Takaful Insurance Company conducts leadership program for prefects of President’s Girls School

Views - 6 Saturday, 13 January 2018 00:00

In children and the younger generation rests the future of any nation and their talents and accomplishments are sure to be instrumental in laying a firm and a sustainable economic foundation for a country. Therefore, it is essential that talents and

Seylan Bank reaches milestone achievement with 150th Pahasara library opening

Views - 4 Saturday, 6 January 2018 00:57

Seylan Pahasara, Seylan Bank’s flagship CSR initiative which has transformed many underprivileged school libraries with access to quality education reached milestone achievement with the opening of the 150th Pahasara library at CWW Kannangara Vidya

YMCA Moratuwa conducts Annual Carols Service 2017

Views - 4 Saturday, 6 January 2018 00:01

YMCA Moratuwa conducted its Annual Carols Service 2017 recently at its main hall.

NDB sponsors ‘Kurulu Kaiya’

Views - 7 Saturday, 6 January 2018 00:00

‘Kaiya’ in Sinhala means ‘gathering of people for co-operative work to achieve a common goal’. Thus ‘Kurulu Kaiya’ is a gathering aimed at promoting environmental responsibility through the celebration of the wonder of birds. ‘Kurulu Ka

Union Bank Carols

Views - 8 Saturday, 6 January 2018 00:00

Union Bank held a Carols program at St. Andrew’s Scots Kirk Church in Colombo 3 recently. The Carols were presented by bank’s staff members and the event, preceded by the management of the bank was well attended by staff and their family members.

Bank of Ceylon Christian Association 52nd Christmas Carol Service

Views - 8 Saturday, 6 January 2018 00:00

The Bank of Ceylon Christian Association celebrated their 52nd Christmas Carol Service in December 2017 with the patronage of the bank’s Chairman Ronald C. Perera, the General Manager and Corporate Management. This service was attended by current s

Commercial Bank adopts vocational training as another flagship CSR project

Views - 13 Saturday, 23 December 2017 00:55

Commercial Bank of Ceylon has announced the adoption of vocational training for school leavers as the next community cause it will champion on a national scale, in a logical progression of its commitments to computer literacy and online education.

Dialog ‘Nenasa Smart School’ program to transform 250 schools

Views - 14 Saturday, 23 December 2017 00:00

Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, announced its plans to launch the Nenasa Smart School initiative in presence of Prime Minister of Malaysia Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak. Under this initiative, Dialog

‘Kelani Shakthi’ program making Jaffna District’s youth skilled electrical technicians extended till

Views - 10 Saturday, 23 December 2017 00:00

Kelani Cables Plc extended its leading ‘Kelani Shakthi’ professional development CSR program for electrical technicians in the Jaffna peninsula by three years.

Hemas’ Piyawara enriches lives of underprivileged children with 3 more pre-schools to national net

Views - 6 Saturday, 16 December 2017 00:44

The Hemas’ chain of Piyawara pre-schools has, since its inception in 2002, enriched the lives of underprivileged children across Sri Lanka through a focused early childhood care and development (ECCD) program. Piyawara now has 44 such pre-schools a

Amãna Bank makes another contribution to Kalubowila Hospital

Views - 6 Saturday, 16 December 2017 00:00

As part of its CSR focus towards children, Amãna Bank has made another contribution to the Children’s Ward (15B) of the Colombo South (Kalubowila) General Hospital by donating brand new ceiling fans to replace those that have worn-out. The donatio

Swadeshi Khomba illuminates Sabaragamuwa Maha Saman Devalaya and Dambadeniya Raja Maha Viharaya for

Views - 8 Saturday, 16 December 2017 00:00

The Swadeshi Industrial Works PLC, the market leader in Sri Lanka for herbal personal care products, has sponsored the ‘Aloka Poojawa’ of the historic Sabaragamuwa Maha Saman Devalaya and Dambadeniya Raja Maha Viharaya for the 16th consecutive ye

DFCC Bank’s tree-planting efforts get special recognition

Views - 5 Saturday, 16 December 2017 00:00

DFCC Bank embarked on far-reaching tree planting sustainability measures during the current year which have been commended by Reforest Sri Lanka, with whom the bank collaborated to plant endemic and native species of trees.

Nethralokana Sathkara: Reminiscing Vision Care’s Silver Jubilee that opened eyes and impacted lives

Views - 6 Saturday, 9 December 2017 00:00

If you’ve been through Town Hall, you may have noticed a large, modern building emblazoned with ‘Vision Care’, almost opposite the old Eye Hospital. One of Sri Lanka’s largest optical retailers, Vision Care has been in business for 25 years,

LAUGFS nurtures artistic talent with ‘Pehesara’ Art Competition for 3rd consecutive year

Views - 5 Saturday, 9 December 2017 00:00

LAUGFS held the ‘Pehesara’ Art Competition for the third consecutive year with the enthusiastic participation of LAUGFS employees’ children island-wide in celebration of World Children’s Day 2017. Participants submitted over 170 works of art

David Pieris Group concludes annual ‘Sisu Denuma’ seminar for O/L Students in North 

Views - 8 Saturday, 9 December 2017 00:00

‘Sisu Denuma-2017’, two-day seminar for O/L students organised by David Pieris Group of Companies in collaboration with ‘Sarasavi Mithuro’ Organisation of the University of Colombo was successfully concluded in Mullaitivu recently. As part

Abans and Haier launch Sri Lanka’s first flagship smart classroom concept

Views - 33 Saturday, 9 December 2017 00:00

Abans in collaboration with Haier, a globally renowned smart education brand, introduced Sri Lanka’s fully fledged flagship smart classroom concept as part of a CSR initiative. Abans and Haier launched the first smart classroom on 2 December at Vis

Jinasena water purification plants bring hope to CKD-affected regions

Views - 14 Friday, 1 December 2017 00:12

Jinasena Ltd., one of the leading water management systems and solutions providers and the market leader in Reverse Osmosis (RO) plants in Sri Lanka, has witnessed a surge in the demand for water purification plants in the Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD

Indian CEO Forum partners village wide clean drinking water initiative

Views - 4 Friday, 1 December 2017 00:06

The Indian CEO Forum Sri Lanka (ICF) recently partnered with News First’s Gammadda initiative in providing clean drinking water to about 400 villagers by construction of a Tank for Rathmale Water Project – Agalawatte. Kalutara.

Clogard rewards Sri Lankan families to encourage oral hygiene across nation

Views - 16 Friday, 1 December 2017 00:00

Mothers usually have to face refusals when asking kids to brush their teeth. Clogard turned the activity into an exciting and fun experience by inviting young ones to fight germs and win prizes, encouraging good oral health.

MUFG champions eco-sustainability by planting 500 mangrove saplings for global CSR month

Views - 44 Friday, 1 December 2017 00:00

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG)’s banking entity The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., Colombo Representative Office, planted 500 mangrove saplings as part of the bank’s ‘MUFG Gives Back’ annual global CSR campaign in November.

Caltex: Exclusive sponsor of ‘Don’t drink and Drive this season’ campaign

Views - 16 Saturday, 25 November 2017 00:00

‘Don’t drink and Drive this season’ campaign was launched on 17 November, near the Torrington Square, Colombo 7. The campaign launch event was attended by the Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundara, senior officials of the Sri Lanka Pol

John Keells conducts public campaign to address sexual harassment on trains

Views - 56 Saturday, 25 November 2017 00:00

John Keells Foundation (JKF), the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) entity of the John Keells Group, conducted a public awareness campaign against sexual harassment, targeting commuters of public transport for the second successive year, in comme

SOS Children’s Villages, Sri Lanka celebrates World Children’s Day

Views - 10 Saturday, 25 November 2017 00:00

In celebration of World Children’s Day, SOS Children’s Villages, Sri Lanka (SOSVSL), an organisation which provides alternative care for children who have lost parental support and children at risk of losing parental upkeep, continued to make chi

Fashion Bug refurbishes maternity ward at Ragama Teaching Hospital

Views - 5 Saturday, 25 November 2017 00:00

For expectant parents, the birth of a new baby is a time where they deserve much reassurance and support. With the aim of enhancing this experience, Fashion Bug recently refurbished the maternity ward at the Ragama Teaching Hospital. Mothers receivin

CRYSBRO Sisudiriya provides school equipment to Charity Foundation in Puttalam

Views - 6 Saturday, 25 November 2017 00:00

Under the theme ‘Buddimath Hethak Wenuwen Shishaadara’ the Charity Foundation in Puttalam has commenced a program to distribute exercise books and school equipment sans any race or caste difference to over 300 children selected from poor families

50,000 lives improved through Fonterra’s grass roots sustainability projects

Views - 21 Saturday, 18 November 2017 00:50

Ensuring that every person has access to basic resources such as clean water and quality education will provide rural communities with a greater opportunity to reach their full potential, according to the Sustainable Development Goals of the United N

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