World Savings Day is an event created to increase public awareness of the importance of savings both for modern economies and for individuals alike. The main topics are focused on the importance of savings in the global economy and how every depositor contributes to its development. (World Savings Day 2016, 2016)
SANASA celebrated the world savings day on 31st of October 2016 at Kalmunai with over six hundred plus participants from all over the country. As per the new idea of SANASA Federation from 2014 Thrift day celebration program was conducted in every district of the country with the courtesy of the relevant district union where it was started from Jaffna followed by Hambantota and this year in Kalmunai. This year’s theme was “Raising the Share Capital of Members to One hundred thousand.” Deputy Health Minister Faizar Cassim, SANASA Chairman Dr. P. A. Kiriwandeniya, SANASA Development Bank CEO Mr. Hapuarachchi, Assistant Commisioner of Co-operative Development Kalmunai and several other guests participated the event.