Saturday, August 20, 2016

Give2Lanka donates Rs. 1.5 million to Berendina scholarship program

Give2Lanka (Gte) bestowed its initial major donation, a cheque of Rs. 1.5 million, to Berendina small Finance Institute at a operate control at the Royal national capital Golf Club. vice chairman of GiveIndia, Mr. Vikas Puthran, graced the occasion as Chief Guest.

The financial donation can change Berendina to expand its scholarship program that advantages education, counsel, educational activity and employment linkages for two,250 meriting youngsters. additionally, Give2Lanka has created contributions in help of Sasanka Jagath Alwis, a Samurdhi beneficiary student from Royal school United Nations agency has been in an exceedingly state of coma for the past 3 years.

Currently, Give2Lanka covers quite 9 worthy causes and runs a crowd funding platform to supply a lifeline for meriting causes addressed by trustworthy native NGOs. Our country’s recent classification as a middle financial gain country has caused the suspension of over nine key international funding channels. Such major channels embrace NORAD, SDC,Novib, Helvetas, the Dutch Embassy and DFID.

Give2Lanka is dutifully LED by Dulan Delaware timber, former govt Chairman of the Berendina cluster and is competently supported by four personal sector company administrators and 2 development professionals on the board of administrators.

Photo caption: Mr. Dulan de Silva (right) handing over the cash donation to Mr. Anura Athapattu, Chairman of Berendina Group



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