DFCC Bank’s Read the Way Campaign Leaves Bright and Positive Impact on Lives of Deserving Students
August 31, 2023
Embarking on a journey of transformation, the DFCC Read the Way 2023 sustainable initiative has successfully concluded, leaving an indelible mark on young hearts and minds. With a resolute commitment to enhancing education for underprivileged children in Sri Lanka, this initiative helped to inspire a culture of learning.
Through the collective efforts of all valued stakeholders, the programme extended its reach to more than 14,000 students across 50 schools in 19 districts, emerging as a beacon of hope for those facing financial challenges. By nurturing a passion for reading, DFCC Read the Way initiative illuminated individual paths while resonating with UN Sustainable Development Goal 4, striving to ensure inclusive education and lifelong learning opportunities for all. DFCC Bank takes this opportunity to celebrate the power of education in shaping brighter futures!
Pictured are Officials from DFCC Bank handing over books to students at various schools, bringing light to the faces of many young students in rural areas.
About DFCC Bank
DFCC Bank is a full-service commercial bank with a rich history of 68 years and offers a diverse range of commercial and development banking services. As part of its Sustainability Strategy 2020-2030, the bank aims to become a leading institution that contributes towards greater resilience through the creation of resilient businesses and supporting green financing and sustainable, socially responsible entrepreneurship. The Bank has received numerous accolades, including being named the ‘Most Trusted Retail Banking Brand’ and the ‘Best Customer Service Banking Brand’ in Sri Lanka in 2021 by Global Brands Magazine UK, and ‘Market leader in Cash Management 2021’ by Euromoney. Additionally, DFCC Bank is ranked among Business Today’s Top 40 Corporates in Sri Lanka, is rated A- (lka) by Fitch Ratings Lanka Limited and is regulated by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. Attesting to its commitment to sustainability, DFCC Bank is also the first, and presently only, entity in Sri Lanka to have received accreditation from the Green Climate Fund (GCF), granting it access to concessionary funding worth USD 250 million, to support climate mitigation and adaptation projects across the Island.