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Agriculture

Our Polonnaruwa branch has financed Mrs. R.D.C. Weerakkody's new pine apple plantation in her land together with Banana and mixed plantation maximizing her land's utility. She intensively maintains her crops receiving advisory services from our staff members and agriculture officers visiting her farm periodically.

Mrs. Weerakkody is thankful to the bank and its staff for the assistance offered to her consistently.

 

Customer Testimonials Govi Navodaya

LDB Kandy Branch jointly with Nuwara-Eliya Agricultural Co-operative Society Ltd. and Nuwara-Eliya District Chamber of Commerce commenced a loan scheme "Govi Navodaya"

S. Vasudevan is one of farmers who were fortunate to receive loans from the LDB Kandy - Branch at its Mobile service on flexible terms and managed his farm activities using his newly acquired machine defeating the threat posed by shortage of labour prevailing in the area.

 

Dairy Farming

Hambantota Branch of LDB is a frontline bank providing financial facilities to industrialists and entrepreneurs in the area. Among many such customers, Mr. A.W. Leelasena Pahalagama, Angunakolapelessa, is a dairy farmer with 20 years of experience and explosure gained from his father who also owns a herd of 30 cows.

Mr. Leelasena commenced his dairy in small scale and developed it up to a farm consisting of 100 cows including hybrid varieties, with our financial assistance for which he is grateful. He runs a successful business with the support of his family members. His farm produces about 1800 litres of milk per month and makes curd which has a ready market.

 

Micro Finance - Kegalle Branch

LDB Kegalle Branch financed a polythene recycling project named "Macro Plastics" owned and managed by Mr. N.A.A. Wasantha Kumara. This project has increased its production using waste plastics as a Raw Material for manufacturing of plastic related items after commissioning newly purchased machinery financed by LDB. The project has created new employment opportunities for eight persons while contributing towards an environment friendly cause and increasing his revenue. He has started this project in 2006 and progressed up to a sustainable level.

 

Tourism

Our Wennappuwa branch is in the forefront among financial institutions engaged in lending to SME customers in the North Western region. It has financed Chilaw City Hotel, a new venture founded by Mr. Shelton Fernando, an energetic entrepreneur who wish to grab the opportunities available for tourism, such as Corals and Dolphin watching.

This new hotel is now popular among Foreigners as well as local tourists who come to enjoy the Natural beauty of the panoramic beach extending from Negombo to Puttalam. Chilaw City Hotel has earned a name for excellent food, boat rides, recreation, customer care and diverse other attractions. The hotel is becoming a popular venue for weddings and other important functions as well.

 

 

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