People’s Bank distributes 'Aswenna loans' in Keppetipola

People’s Bank held a ceremony in the Keppetipola region of Badulla to distribute Aswenna loans, a unique product launched to support the Government’s development programme to create a self sufficient nation. The event was graced by the presence of People’s Bank Chairman Sujeewa Rajapakse and Chief Executive Officer / General Manager Ranjith Kodituwakku.

The ceremony was held at the premises of Richy Dairies, a company where the Managing Director Priyantha Manatunga is a People's Bank customer who had obtained an SME loan from the Bank and successfully grown his business from SME level to become a large national level dairy producer.

The loans were distributed for the purpose of agriculture, horticulture, greenhouse crops and dairy milk production. Vanitha Saviya loans, introduced by the Bank to empower female entrepreneurs, were also handed over to the loan recipients during the event.

People’s Bank Deputy General Manager (Enterprise Banking)Krishani Narangoda, Assistant General Manager (Small & Medium Enterprises)Wickrama Narayana, Badulla Regional Manager Manjula Dissanayake, Asst. Regional Manager Rajiv Karunanayake and several others participated in the event.