SANASA Development Bank PLC (SDB Bank) is a licensed specialized Bank registered by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, under the Banking Act No. 30 of 1988 (as amended by 1995).
he Bank’s strength within the industry lies in its rural linkages, reinforced by an extensive network of co-operative societies and Government organizations. It has, since its inception, driven the participation and consequently, the socio-economic progress of grassroots level communities by making available its products to a section of society that is often unnoticed by the mainstream financial industry.
The Bank’s customer base comprises the SME, retail, and co-operative society sectors. It offers a portfolio of numerous products that provide solutions in development and personal banking and leasing. At the same time, it encourages investment and savings opportunities through their deposit products.
A network of 94 branches supported by a workforce around 1500 employees, represent the Bank throughout the country.
LMPA is the pioneer in microfinance networking among microfinance practitioners in Sri Lanka, and was initiated on the 31st of March 2006. The Lanka Microfinance Practitioners’ Association is incorporated as a non-profit organization under the Companies Act No. 7 of 2007.