Seylan Bank partners SOS Children’s Villages Sri Lanka to light up their season

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Aspiring to create a memorable season, Seylan Bank has come forward to support the SOS Children’s Villages Sri Lanka (SOSCVSL) by raising Rs. 1 million. 

Christmas is a time for giving and a time for celebrating – with this initiative, the children at SOSCVSL can light up their celebrations with endless memories.

As the bank with a heart, Seylan Bank will significantly do their part to transform the lives of these children at SOS Children’s Villages Sri Lanka by providing the love and joy that they deserve. 

Seylan Bank Head of Marketing and Sales Gamika De Silva

Towards collecting Rs. 1 million, the bank will donate a share on behalf of its customers for every transaction carried out by its credit and debit cardholders during the seasonal period ending 31 December. The allocated funds will be then channelled for the betterment of the SOS Children’s Villages Sri Lanka.

Commenting on the proposition, Seylan Bank PLC Head of Marketing and Sales Gamika De Silva said “Christmas is not only a time that is filled with much celebration and activity, but also a time we most deeply feel the significance of family in our lives. There is never enough love for the human heart, especially for a child’s heart. As the Bank with a heart, we partnered with the SOS Children’s Villages Sri Lanka to offer them the love and care that they deserve and help transform their Christmas festivities to a meaningful celebration. We also take this opportunity to invite our loyal Cardholders to support this joyful cause this Christmas season for the children’s at the SOS Children’s Villages Sri Lanka and help put a smile on their faces.”

Since inception, SOS Children’s Villages is committed to help the community where children are at risk of losing parental care, and strengthen families so children don’t have to end up in institutions by losing parents. To-date, SOS Children’s Villages Sri Lanka has empowered over 90% of its children by identifying and developing their skills and securing them a respective placement in the community. 

“This year, we are delighted to present an amazing array of offers this festive season so that our credit cardholders can avail the deals on offer whilst they contribute towards making someone else’s Christmas special,” added De Silva.