Sarvodaya Development Finance staff helps daily wage earners

ECONOMYNEXT – Staff of Sarvodaya Development Finance, a licensed finance company, has contributed a part of their pay to help daily wage earner who lost their livelihood during the Coronavirus curfews.

The contribution had been handed over to the Governor of the Western Province, Air Marshal Roshan Goonetileke.

Nilantha Jayanetti Chief Executive of SDF said a large number of daily wage earners were in a desperate situation due to the curfews.

“[W]e felt strongly that our contributions should be directed towards these daily wage earners and give them hope for the future,” he said.

Sarvodaya Development Finance (SDF) is the development finance arm of the Sarvodaya Movement, a non-profit that operates in over 5,000 villages in Sri Lanka. (Colombo/May11/2020)