Manusath Derana wins silver at JASTECA Awards 2018
March 2, 2019 09:33 pm
“Manusath Derana” won the silver award in the CSR/Sustainability category at the JASTECA Awards – 2018 held in Colombo.
JASTECA Awards, which recognises the country’s strongest performers who excelled in 5S, Kaizen and Corporate Social Responsibility, was held for the 23rd consecutive year today (02) in Colombo.
The CSR sustainability award was introduced within the JASTECA Award scheme to recognise the organisations that contribute immensely to society.
Manusath Derana is the CSR initiative undertaken by TV Derana to create awareness and come to the aid of the thousands who are affected by kidney disease in the north central regions of Sri Lanka.
Manusath Derana has been involved in many community service activities in Sri Lanka for the past few years by successfully helping the community to identify kidney failures and directing them towards medical aid, to improve their health conditions.
Manusath Derana has successfully launched the foster parent scholarship scheme ‘Derane Daruwo’ to raise funds to educate children of families affected by kidney disease in Sri Lanka as well.
One Million Trees project was initiated by Manusath Derana Nature Force for the celebration of the 13th anniversary of TV Derana in 2018 under theme “Magen Gasak Mavu Deranata” (A Tree for Mother Earth from Me).
Manusath Derana won prestigious JASTECA Gold award for Corporate Social Responsibility in 2016 and a Special Achievement Award at the 2015 International CSR Excellence Awards held in Leicester Square, London.
“Manusath Derana” also won the Gold Award for Best CSR Brand of the Year at the SLIM Brand Excellence Awards 2018.