LOLC Micro Credit Ltd. (LOMC), one of the largest and leading microfinance companies in Sri Lanka and subsidiary of the LOLC Group, held its 6th annual “Isuru Diriya Sisu Upahara” felicitation ceremony for Grade 5 scholarship students at a grand ceremony held at the BMICH Colombo. The Isuru Diriya Sisu Upahara programme is held annually to felicitate children of LOMC customers who scored top marks at the national Grade 5 scholarship examinations.
A total of 618 students were felicitated under this programme for this year, out of which 269 students were provided with scholarships and gifts at the official ceremony held at the BMICH. A further 349 students residing in far rural areas received their gifts personally from LOMC officials. Each child received a gift pack worth Rs.15,000 as well as a savings account with a deposit of Rs.1,000.
LOLC Group Chairman Rajah Nanayakkara graced the ceremony as the Chief Guest. Also in attendance were, LOLC Deputy Chairman, Ishara Nanayakkara, Group Managing Director/CEO, Kapila Jayawardena, Mrs. Kalsha Amarasinghe Executive Director of LOLC, Director/Chief Executive Officer LOMC, Ravi Tissera and Chief Operating Officer, Rohana Kumara. Senior management members of LOLC, staff members, parents of students and well-wishers were also present.
Grade 5 scholarship students Gavesha Kumudesh from Matugama, Yasodh Ranasingha from Elpitiya and Akashi Hettiarachchi from Divulapitiya obtained the highest scores of 187, 186 and 185 respectively.