NDB Bank recently signed two MoUs with Clean Ocean Force Lanka (COF) and Lanka Evangelical Alliance Development Service (LEADS). This will enable the Bank’s valuable clientele to easily donate to any charity project of their choice offered by COF or LEADS.

The funds provided to projects of COF will go directly to scale-up the present operations at a number of beaches and will facilitate the addition of new beach locations to the daily clean-up process, whilst providing a livelihood for under privileged communities. Meanwhile, the LEADS projects include psychosocial support for survivors of child abuse, supporting the drop-in centre for children of urban slums in Mattakkuliya, vocational training for survivors of child abuse, formation of Self-Help Groups to support financial stability in vulnerable communities and livelihood support for families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

COF is a non-profit organization based in Sri Lanka working towards eliminating plastic, man-made pollutants, and other debris that enter the Indian Ocean through the various rivers and waterways  around the country.

LEADS is a national agency established in 1983 and an approved non-governmental organization dedicated to creating safer spaces and brighter futures for the children of Sri Lanka.

In addition to the inclusion of Philanthropy services to its offering, NDB’s newly revamped Privilege offering will provide unparalleled services with the inclusion of other tailor made solutions such as exclusive Concierge Services, Financial Advisory services done in partnership with the Bank’s Group companies,, enhanced lending facilities, a curated quarterly newsletter as well as exclusive life and health benefits from international service providers.

NDB has continued to remain at the forefront of digital banking, constantly introducing novel methods to the Bank’s clients as well as all Sri Lankans. Most recently, the Bank was felicitated with nine awards at the National Business Excellence Awards including the Overall Winner – Silver Award as well as the Gold award in the Banking Sector. The Bank was also awarded the “Best Digital Bank 2021” at the Asiamoney Best Bank Awards for Sri Lanka in addition to being crowned “Sri Lanka’s Best Bank 2021” by the prestigious Global Finance Magazine of USA, and is the “Most Awarded Corporate 2021” as per LMD ranking. NDB is the 4th largest listed bank in Sri Lanka and the parent company of the NDB Group. The only financial services conglomerate in Sri Lanka, NDB Group is uniquely positioned towards assisting the growth and development of the Sri Lankan financial market to provide its customers seamless access to the product and service offerings of all its group companies.

Signing of MOU with COF – From Left to Right : Ms Avanthi Bandara, Senior Manager – NDB Legal, Ms Nadie Samarasena, Chief Manager – NDB Product Development, Mr. Gihan Punchihewa, Assistant Vice President – NDB Privilege & Privilege Select Banking, Mr. Zeyan Hameed, Vice President – NDB Branch Network Management & Product Development, Mr. Jerome Fernando, Chairman/Founder – COF, Major Thushara Jayasekera, Head of Planning & Implementation – COF, Ms. Sharon De Silva, Senior Manager – NDB Corporate Sustainability.
Signing of MOU with LEADS – From Left to Right : Ms Sharon De Silva, Senior Manager – NDB Corporate Sustainability, Ms Eshani Thenuwara, Vice President – NDBIB Debt Capital Markets, Mr. Gihan Punchihewa, Assistant Vice President – NDB Privilege & Privilege Select Banking, Mr. Zeyan Hameed, Vice President – NDB Branch Network Management & Product Development, Mr. Monroe Jayasuriya, Chief Executive Officer – LEADS, Ms Diordre Moraes, Manager – LEADS Resource Mobilisation and Mr. Errol Abeyratne, Chairman of the Board – LEADS.