RDB as a state bank, has launched a specialised savings account named “RDB Kekulu”, exclusively designed for children under 14 years of age. This enables every child in our motherland to save with RDB for a bright future. The bank works on establishing the future economic stability of the Sri Lankan sons and daughters by inculcating the savings habit and this lesson of economy from a tender age. The highest returns on savings is provided to encourage schoolchildren and minors to save. Moreover, RDB established school savings units to motivate children to practice saving. The account is designed to achieve additional objectives i.e., assisting children’s education as well as helping them to become good citizens. RDB offers a new savings till for every new account as an attraction.
Further, there is a wide range of gift items such as exclusively designed umbrellas, school bags, dictionaries, gift vouchers and children’s bicycles on offer for balances in the accounts at different levels. Gifts/prizes are offered for account holders who obtain best results at the Grade 5 Scholarships and O/L Examinations. Furthermore, educational seminars are arranged for the account holders who sit for the above examination.
The initial deposit to open a RDB Kekulu account has been lowered to Rs. 100/- enabling every child in our mother land to save for their future with RDB.
|Account Balance||Gift||Cash Prize (Rs.)|
|Rs. 500/-||Till or Teddy Bear||–|
|Rs. 30,000/-||Stationary pack||1,500/-|
|Rs. 50,000/-||School Bag||2,500/-|
|Rs. 100,000/-||Rs. 5,000/- Gift Voucher||5,000/-|
|Rs. 135,000/-||Rs. 17,000/- Gift Voucher||17,000/-|
|Rs. 250,000/-||Rs. 20,000/- Gift Vouche||20,000/-|
|Rs. 500,000/-||Rs. 40,000/- Gift Voucher||40,000/-|
|Rs. 750,000/-||Rs. 50,000/- Gift Voucher||50,000/-|
|Rs. 1,000,000/-||Rs. 60,000/- Gift Voucher||60,000/-|
|Rs. 1,500,000/-||Rs. 70,000/- Gift Voucher||70,000/-|
|Rs. 2,000,000/-||Rs. 100,000/- Gift Voucher||100,000/-|