Dialog will double every donation up to Rs.100Mn to help victims of 21st Apr tragedy

Apr 29, 2019 (LBO) – ‘Dialog Foundation’, a charitable trust under the aegis of Dialog Axiata PLC, invites all Sri Lankans to help victims of the tragic events on 21st April, 2019, that claimed the lives of 253 people and injured hundreds.

Dialog pledged to double every donation up to Rs.100 Million and utilise these funds towards long term educational support for more than 500 children and psychosocial rehabilitation for over 250 families whose lives were devastatingly impacted by these tragic incidents last week.

Dialog Foundation will carry out this initiative in partnership with Sarvodaya and World Vision Lanka, while PricewaterhouseCoopers, Sri Lanka will function as the independent auditors overseeing the disbursement of funds and the actions of this initiative.

Donations from customers can be made via SMS by typing DON and SMS to 7700 (to donate Rs.100. Multiple donations can be made), through any of the donation options listed in https://www.dialog.lk/donate/, by redeeming Star Points by dialing #141*5*7#, or by making donations via the Genie app, or eZ cash app. Contributions can also be made to 0766421421 number or by dialing #7700# with any amount for Postpaid and Prepaid. Contributions from all are welcome via https://www.dialog.lk/donate/, payments to 0766421421 number, eZ Cash or Genie; including international and non-Dialog individuals.

“The Dialog family is shocked and saddened by the unfortunate events on 21st April. We hope that this initiative via Dialog Foundation together with World Vision Lanka and Sarvodaya will assist and bring some relief to those devastated by these attacks, by way of educational scholarships and psychosocial support, and help unite the nation with love and compassion”, said, Supun Weerasinghe, Group Chief Executive of Dialog Axiata PLC, at the MOU signing with World Vision Lanka and Sarvodaya.