Amana refurbishes Children’s Ward

As part of a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) project the Amana Group recently refurbished the children’s ward, 15B of the Colombo South Teaching Hospital, Kalubowila.

It was funded entirely by the Amana Children’s Charity Fund set up in 2005 to support the welfare and development of underprivileged and disabled children in the country in education, nourishment, healthcare and rehabilitation.

The Group comprising, Amana Investments Limited, Amana Takaful Insurance, Amana Capital Ltd, Lanka Commodity Brokers Ltd and IGL Lanka Ltd picked “Children our future” as the theme for its work, according to an official statement.

Picture shows Amana MD, Faizal Salieh, staff members and members of the YMWL seen with doctors and medical staff of the hospital at the new ward.

The refurbished ward was handed over to hospital authorities amidst a distinguished gathering of guests, which included Prof. Narada Warnasuriya, Dr. Deepthi Samarage, Consultant Paediatricians of the Hospital, Dr Dulani Gunasekera, Dr Guwani Liyanage, Dr Karim, Faizal Salieh, Managing Director of Amana, Ishrat Rauff, CEO of Amana Capital, hospital staff, members attached to the ward, staff members of the Amana Group and members of the Young Muslim Women’s League (YMWL).

The Amana Charity Fund will maintain this ward on an annual basis. The YMWL worked with Amana to provide a variety of children’s toys and playthings for the play area at the ward.
Speaking at the ceremony, Amana MD Mr. Salieh said: “Hospitals are not the best place for people to spend time, but we hope that this refurbishment project will provide a pleasant environment for children receiving medical care in this ward.”

The hospital’s chief Consultant Pediatrician, Prof Warnasuriya said: “We are grateful to Amana for having come forward to assist us in this way. This project is a fine example of private-public partnership in non-profit healthcare services for the benefit of the poorer segments of our society.”
The Amana Group of Companies is primarily engaged in the business of providing financial, investment, insurance and fund management products and services, corporate restructuring and advisory services, gold trading and commodity broking.
all of which are interest-free and structured on the principles of equity, justice and fairness.


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