Continuing its efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the country, leading diversified conglomerate Hayleys, together with its employees, established a fund to be utilised to strengthen healthcare facilities in the country.
Hayleys employees collectively contributed Rs 19.4 million to the Hayleys Group Fund, which was matched on a 1:1 basis by Hayleys’ companies, thereby jointly contributing a sum of Rs 38.8 million. The Group’s total contributions equal Rs 55 million to date.
Donations made out of the fund include two ultrasound scanners imported from Japan and handed over to the Ministry of Health, five ventilators directly imported from Switzerland, and donated to the Karapitiya Hospital together with five ICU beds and other items at a cost of approximately Rs 30 million. Out of the Group fund, the contributions made by subsidiaries Haycarb PLC, Dipped Products PLC and Eco Solutions PLC and its’ staff were utilised to provide Multi-Parameter Monitors and Syringe Pumps valued at Rs 10.6 million to the Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH).