October 22 2020 COVID-19 Relief Efforts with Persistent Systems Lanka Persistent Systems Lanka (Pvt) Limited, a leading global software solutions provider based in Colombo, donated pedal sinks and infrared thermometers to SOS Children’s Villages Sri Lanka on 25th of August 2020 as part of its COVID-19 relief efforts in the country. This company’s headquarters is located in India; and with a workforce of almost 11,000 employees’ worldwide, this organisation delivers digital business acceleration and enterprise modernization solutions for businesses across industries and geographies. This initiative is part of Persistent System’s USD 3.3 million COVID-19 relief efforts carried out globally. In Sri Lanka, this organisation has already donated more than 350 pedal sinks & infrared thermometers to schools, universities, and hospitals throughout the country in order to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. Deputy National Director, Kirthi Hettiarachchi; Assistant Director - Head of Fund Development and Communications, Gayantha Dalpadado; Manager - Corporate Partnerships, Nipunika Ruhunuge from SOS Children’s Villages; and Associate Manager – Administration, Sulochana Maddumage from Persistent Systems Lanka were present at the event marking this donation that took place at SOS Children’s Village in Piliyandala. Sulochana Maddumage stated at the event that Persistent Systems Lanka is committed to making a difference in the lives of people affected by COVID-19, and joining hands with SOS Children’s Villages as part of its CSR initiatives in the country is a proactive step they have taken to achieve this objective. SOS Children’s Villages in Sri Lanka has partnered with over 10 corporates in the country, and is always looking forward to welcome more corporates that would be willing to support its mission in Sri Lanka, which is to build families for children in need, help them shape their own futures, and share in the development of local communities.