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Macktiles’ CSR endeavors benefit local community through Eye Camp and Scholarship Programme

Macktiles Lanka, Sri Lanka’s premier and award-winning tile manufacturing company recently concluded an eye camp and re-launch of its Macktiles Nanapahana Scholarship programme as part of its Corporate Social responsibility this past week.

The eye camp which was held at the Macktiles Factory premises in Bandargama served over 218 villagers who lived in the vicinity of the factory and 38 of its staff members.

At the eye camp, 256 people were screened while 122 of them were recommended to use spectacles which Macktiles provided free of charge.

It was also found that at least 50 individuals who were screened needed cataract operations for which the Company has decided to bear the total cost.

“We wanted to be socially responsible to the people who needed these services the most which included villagers in the area and our staff members,” said Mr. Thajitha Perera, General Manager, Macktiles.

Macktiles also re-launched the ‘Macktiles Nanapahana Scholarship’ programme at the Sagara Reception Hall in Millaniya.

The event saw 33 scholarships being awarded to university students while an additional 6 scholarships were awarded to students sitting for their G.C.E Advanced Level examinations this year.

“We employ over 350 personnel at our factory and office and we realise the importance of knowledge and skills put together,” said Perera added.

It is with this in mind that we wish to continue inculcating the need and desire to learn, which is why we re-launched the Macktiles Nanapahana Scholarship programme.”

Macktiles Lanka is Sri Lanka’s turnkey tile manufacturer which provides a range of floor tiles for both commercial and household use.

Elegance, aesthetics and durability form the cornerstone of the Company’s impeccably manufactured tiles.

Macktiles Lanka is one of the latest additions to the portfolio of companies under Macksons Holdings which will further enhance and position the Company as a total solutions provider in the building materials industry.

Macksons Holdings is a diversified conglomerate involved in manufacturing, retailing, property development, franchising, trading, import and exports in household, leisure, automobile and building materials.

The family-owned business is now being managed by the second and third generation of the family.

The Company is professionally managed by a highly skilled team and a Board of Directors who take a hands-on approach on all matters relating to the company.

For more information : http://www.macktiles.com 

Last modified on Thursday, 23 June 2016 05:08