BOC joins ‘Little Hearts’ project | Sunday Observer

BOC joins ‘Little Hearts’ project

The Bank of Ceylon (BOC) and the Sri Lanka College of Pediatricians is set to build a Cardiac and Critical Care complex at the Lady Ridgeway Hospital for children in need.

The MoU with regard to this project was signed between the Bank and the ‘Little Hearts’ Project by CEO / General Manager, Senarath Bandara and President of the Sri Lanka College of Pediatricians, Dr. Rajaratnam Ajanthan recently at the Bank of Ceylon Head Office.

The Bank of Ceylon will be the official banking partner for this project to promote this worthy cause.

The staff of the Bank of Ceylon has already donated a day’s pay totalling Rs. 7 million to be credited to the ‘Little Hearts Project’ account with the Bank.

The BOC, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, engages in projects such as this in order to financially assist livelihood development in the country. By actively engaging in the project, the Bank looks forward to assisting the ‘Little Hearts’ fund to grow up to its financial target - Rs. 2 billion and maintaining the collection account bearing No. 79738633 on behalf of the project.

The BOC will also assist the awareness campaign and get customers involved to raise funds for this worthy cause. In recognition of those who contribute for this project, it has been arranged to have a certificate handed presented by the ‘Little Hearts Project’ for every donation of Rs. 10,000 or above to the said account 79738633.

The aim of the project is to build a 12-story cardiac and critical care complex for children with heart diseases and critical illnesses.