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Rainco Campaigns for Change in the time of COVID-19 Global Pandemic

Sri Lanka as a nation is being recognized for its efforts in curbing the COVID-19 outbreak, however, this does not rule out a second wave, especially if we continue with this attitude of complacency. While the threat of COVID-19 seems largely in the past now that day to day life...
Posted On 18 Sep 2020
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ComBank joins Sri Lanka Army “Thuru Mithuru” project to drive Sri Lanka towards self sufficiency in food

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has announced a partnership with the Sri Lanka Army to financially support the second phase of the ‘Thuru Mithuru Nawa Ratak’ initiative designed to transform Sri Lanka into a country self-sufficient in essential food. The second phase entails...
Posted On 17 Sep 2020

CA Sri Lanka takes lead to unite local accountancy bodies to help address COVID-19 challenges and way forward

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka), played the lead role in banding together the country’s Professional Accounting Organisations to collaborate on an important initiative aimed at showcasing the crucial role the accountancy profession must play...
Posted On 15 Sep 2020
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MAS Pilots Innovative Trash Trap Project to Address Marine Plastic Issue at Source

‘Ocean strainer’ pilot a collaborative multi-stakeholder effort In a country that is rich in biodiversity and marine ecosystems, today the stunning natural reserves of Sri Lanka face considerable threat due to the issue of plastic pollution. While beautiful stretches of golden...
Posted On 15 Sep 2020
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Microsoft, Non-Profits and employer partners launch program to increase employability for people with disabilities in Asia Pacific

The first of its kind, the Microsoft Enabler Program provides cloud & AI training for PwDs, accessibility education for employer partners, and inclusive hiring from non-profit organizations supporting PwDs. Microsoft recently launched a program to increase employability for...
Posted On 14 Sep 2020
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Coca-Cola, SEVANATHA and Eco-Spindles launch PET plastic collection and recycling programme in temples across Sri Lanka

Mobilizing key pillars of the community for a worthy cause, and engaging with people from all walks of life to embrace a commitment to PET plastic recycling, Coca-Cola, along with implementing partner SEVANATHA Urban Resource Center and its official recycling partner Eco-Spindles...
Posted On 11 Sep 2020
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Sampath Bank, CBL Group and WSO2 donate PCR Lab to Colombo Army Hospital

Strengthening the nation’s ability to respond to the COVID-19 global pandemic, Sampath Bank PLC, CBL Group and WSO2 jointly donated a fully equipped PCR laboratory to the Army Hospital in Colombo, recently. Costing around Rs. 32 million, this state-of-the-art lab has a testing...
Posted On 10 Sep 2020

Mel Medura to commence Support Group Therapy For Alcohol Use Disorder

The Sumithrayo Drug Demand Reduction Program (Mel Medura) has been in the forefront of supporting people struggling with all types of addictions since 1986. Realizing the benefits of group support, Mel Medura is now courageously moving into facilitating Support Group Sessions for...
Posted On 10 Sep 2020
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Persistent Systems Lanka donates to SOS Children’s Villages – COVID-19 Relief Effort

Persistent Systems Lanka (Pvt) Limited, a leading global Software Solutions provider based in Colombo, donated pedal sinks and infrared thermometers to SOS Children’s Villages Sri Lanka as part of its COVID-19 relief efforts in the country. Company headquarters located in India,...
Posted On 10 Sep 2020
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DPL distributes fertiliser to 1,500 smallholder rubber farmers under Firstlight initiative

Continuing to empower and uplift the livelihood of farmer co-operative societies in its loyalty network, Dipped Products PLC (DPL) invested Rs. 2.1 million towards the distribution of fertiliser for 1,500 smallholder rubber producers in the Monaragala District under its flagship...
Posted On 10 Sep 2020
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Lions District 306A1 New Voices launches ‘Breathe’ A signature project for 2020/2021

The New Voices team of Lions District 306A1 launched their signature project of the year, Breathe, at the Kethumathi Maternity Hospital Panadura on 17th August 2020. Through this programme every new mom leaving the hospital will be gifted with a fruit/ medicinal plant to be...
Posted On 10 Sep 2020
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Oceanpick donates Seabass fingerlings in support of smallholder fishing communities in Sri Lanka

In an effort to bolster national fish production as well as to improve the livelihoods and food security initiatives of smallholder farmers in Sri Lanka, Oceanpick (Pvt) Ltd. -South Asia’s spearheading oceanic farming operator-, recently distributed free fingerlings to...
Posted On 06 Sep 2020