Sampath minor savings book promo to brighten new school year

Tuesday, 14 January 2014 00:01 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

Getting young ones to save money right from their early years is a good habit to inculcate. For this to be effective perhaps needed is a perfect timing along with correct incentives. With the aim of inducing the idea of savings among schoolchildren, Sampath Bank, Sri Lanka’s leading commercial bank, has put together a special promotion for their children accounts. The campaign that kick started on December is geared to give the ideal start for a prosperous new year. Sampath minor savings accounts are ready to offer valuable gifts through a special offer that is open for the account holders who deposit money in a new or existing ‘Pubudu’ or ‘Sapiri’ children’s savings account. Gifts are valid only for new deposits made from 5 December 2013 to 31 January 2014 onwards, or until stocks last. Account holders who deposit Rs. 12,000 are entitled to receive a stationary pack that consist of valuable books, school equipment, and an Rs. 1, 000 gift voucher from DSI where they could use it to buy bags, shoes or any other items available at any DSI outlet spread island wide. For those who deposit Rs. 7,500 Sampath Bank will gift a stationary pack which includes valuable books, school equipments, and a Rs. 500 gift voucher from DSI. Other items the stationary pack consists are those listed in the standard school book list such as exercise books, pencils, pastels, colour pencils, etc. Sampath Bank noted this is a valuable offer for the parents and will definitely come in handy when they have to purchase several such stationary packs for their kids. Deposits could be made and gift packs could be requested from any Sampath Bank branch island-wide irrespective of where the account was originally opened. In addition to these special promotions, Sampath Bank has been offering fantastic benefits to its minor saving account holders throughout the year in the form of exciting gifts, super interest rates, overseas trips to top depositors, cash rewards for top achievers at year five scholarship exams, free annual healthcare Insurance cover, and free annual personal accident insurance.