NOLIMIT Refurbishes Ward No.3 at Kurunegala Teaching Hospital under ‘Aseemitha’
Sri Lanka’s biggest fashion chain, NOLIMIT, ceremoniously inaugurated the refurbished ward of the Kurunegala Teaching Hospital recently. The refurbishment was implemented under NOLIMIT’s CSR initiative, Aseemitha, which focuses on touching lives through limitless passion. Prior to refurbishing the ward, NOLIMIT has assisted other hospitals such as District General Hospital in Negombo, De Soysa Hospital, Maharagama Cancer Hospital, Panadura Base Hospital and the Kalubowila Hospital to improve their healthcare infrastructure.
NOLIMIT’s CSR initiative, Aseemitha’s overarching objectives include healthcare, childcare, education, culture and sports. The aim of Aseemitha is to infuse passion into all its projects so as to have a positive impact on society. The company is focused on building a sustainable business and Aseemitha is spearheading its social responsibility by having a far-reaching impact on the pillars of people and planet. By giving back to the community in a selfless and powerful way, Aseemitha hopes to inspire and empower society through NOLIMIT’s limitless passion for positive change.
Mr. Imran Nizam, Area Manager, NOLIMIT, commented on the occasion, “As a responsible corporate citizen, NOLIMIT is committed to contributing towards national development by engaging in meaningful CSR projects. We are proud to hand over the ward to the patients and staff of Kurunegala Teaching Hospital after carrying out extensive refurbishment in accordance with their needs. We have made great strides in uplifting lives of communities through our CSR initiative, Aseemitha, and the health care sector is a key area where we envision NOLIMIT playing a leading role. This project marks yet another milestone in our effort to revamp and refurbish health care institutions across the country. We are proud to give back to society in a way that enhances lives and has a positive impact on the community.”
Dr. Palitha Mahipala, Director-General of Health Services, Ministry of Health, says, “I am very happy and proud to be present at the opening of the refurbished ward of Kurunegala Teaching Hospital. I thank the staff of NOLIMIT on behalf of the Ministry of Health and the people of Kurunegala for their generosity. The Director and staff of this hospital have strived to provide the highest quality medical care to the people of the region. The assistance given by NOLIMIT in refurbishing the hospital ward and developing its infrastructure has been timely. The Ministry of Health is also engaged in this project and commends the improvement in facilities and improved outlook for the ward as a result of NOLIMIT’s intervention.”
Dr. Chandana Kandangamuwa - Deputy Director/Acting Director, Kurunegala Teaching Hospital, adds: “We are grateful to the NOLIMIT team for volunteering to refurbish this ward as it needed urgent improvement. NOLIMIT has done a wonderful job with the refurbishment and that too, achieved in a short time with minimum inconvenience to patients. More importantly, they ensured they didn’t intervene in the daily routine of the hospital staff. Further, NOLIMIT has generously offered to maintain the ward from hereon along with implementing 5S quality standards. We wish NOLIMIT success in their CSR and business ventures.”
NOLIMIT takes its social responsibility seriously and has ambitious plans to continue making a significant contribution to society by leveraging on its CSR arm, Aseemitha. The company’s strong sustainability philosophy helps it to engage closely with the local community and society at large in a way that enhances lives in a positive and enduring manner.