Handing over the symbolic DFCC Bank-Trinity College Old Boys’ Association, Colombo Branch Affinity Credit Card by DFCC Bank Deputy Chief Executive Officer Thimal Perera (fifth from left) to Trinity College Old Boys’ Association, Colombo Branch President Romesh Jayawardena (sixth from left), while also seen (from left): DFCC Bank Chief Operating Officer Achintha Hewanayake, DFCC Bank Vice President General Legal Samathri Kariyawasam, DFCC Bank Senior Vice President Branch Banking and SME Aasiri Iddamalgoda, DFCC Bank Vice President/Head of Card Centre Denver Lewis, Trinity College Old Boys Association Colombo Branch Treasurer Clifford Shadrach, and DFCC Bank Vice President Retail Assets and Liability Sales Duminda Silva
DFCC Bank, the premier commercial bank in Sri Lanka, reaffirmed its promise as the Bank for Everyone, through the partnership with the Trinity College Kandy Old Boys’ Association, Colombo Branch (TCK OBA, Colombo Branch) to launch an Affinity Credit Card for its members.
Founded in 1872 by Rev. Richard Collins, Trinity College Kandy is one of the oldest and most prestigious private schools in Sri Lanka. With a mission to provide the best all-round education to produce the next generation of leaders in the country, Trinity College Kandy boasts an accomplished alumni present in all of their Old Boys’ Association branches who strive to be ideal examples to the next generation.
With the launch of the specialised Affinity Credit Card, DFCC Bank enables members of the TCK OBA, Colombo Branch to extend their support and dedication to their Alma Mater, while enjoying various benefits themselves. Primarily, a percentage of the joining and annual fees will be contributed by DFCC Bank to the TCK OBA, Colombo Branch. Additionally, a percentage of the spending through the card by the primary and supplementary cardholders will also be contributed to TCK OBA, Colombo Branch.
Commenting on this partnership, DFCC Bank Deputy Chief Executive Officer Thimal Perera noted, “This partnership between DFCC Bank and the TCK OBA, Colombo Branch is a timely reminder that an Affinity Card is able to create a sense of pride to the loyal alumni, while also supporting a cause that works towards nourishing the future leaders of Sri Lanka. With the DFCC Affinity Credit Card, not only are the cardholders enjoying various benefits with the Bank, but they are able to financially support their Alma Mater with the percentage contribution made from their annual fees and card spend.”
While celebrating this new partnership with DFCC Bank which provides them with another medium to showcase their loyalty towards their school, the cardholders can also enjoy a wide array of other benefits from the Bank. The uniquely designed TCK OBA, Colombo Branch Affinity Credit Card allows the DFCC cardholders to save as they spend, earning a 1% cash back on every transaction which is then credited to a DFCC savings account. They can also avail a plethora of benefits throughout the year, with the DFCC partner merchants available island-wide. The cardholders will also be able to set up flexi payment plans, transfer other credit card balances and take quick cash advances up to 75% on their credit card limit and pay in instalments of up to 36 months with attractive interest rates in the market through a hassle free setting up process.