hsbc Observes Iftar with Children  

Saturday, 18 August 2012 01:16 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

HSBC hosted a special Iftar programme for underprivileged children of the Home for Girls, Balapokuna and CIS Infants Home, Kirulapone in celebration of the holy month of Ramadan.

Over 60 staff volunteers from different religious backgrounds, joined together to engage children in games and fun filled activities and gift giving. The programme concluded with children observing Iftar and refreshments served by staff themselves who truly enjoyed the experience.

Over the past thirteen years, HSBC has organised many staff volunteer programmes to celebrate diversity through religious events such as Vesak, Christmas, Deepavali and Ramadan that has spread joy and a sense of belonging amongst the less fortunate making them feel part of the social fabric.