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People’s Leasing presents medical equipment to hospitals

28 November, 2021

People’s Leasing & Finance PLC (People’s Leasing) donated essential medical equipment recently to strengthen the national response against the Covid-19 pandemic.

The vital medical supplies were presented to selected government hospitals to support testing and treatment. People’s Leasing has worked tirelessly over the past two years to empower and assist Sri Lankans throughout the country by offering financial assistance to overcome the present turbulent circumstances as well as through its many Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. Some such initiatives include, donating medical equipment and non medical equipment worth Rs. 25mn to selected government hospitals and three Intermediate Covid Care Centers, donating Rs. 5 mn to the ‘Itukama’ Covid-19 Fund, donating electronic devices to 53 beneficiaries to continue online learning through the ‘Senehasa’ scholarship scheme, gifting 10 infrared thermometers to Trincomalee District General Hospital and setting up hand-washing and isolation areas in 21 government schools.

Apart from humanitarian assistance the company extended its moratorium facility to over 50% of its clientele subject to Central Bank stipulations; as such, the first moratorium amounted to Rs. 67.96 billion for 57,253 facilities while the second moratorium amounted to Rs. 25.36 billion covering 15,722 facilities. PLC facilitated restructuring and rescheduling of loans for customers who didn’t fulfill the criteria to be entitled for moratoria.