To realize its Vision of “Create an empowered, equitable society where poverty does not exist”, Berendina functions through two companies. Berendina Micro Investments Company Limited (BMIC) is the first licensed microfinance company (LMFC) regulated by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka which provides micro-credit, enterprise development services & saving facilities to over 70,000 clients. BMIC also received the prestigious Best Micro Finance Company – 2021 award by the Global Banking and Finance Review. The other company – Berendina Development Services (Guarantee) Limited, a not-for-profit organization, supports over 25,000 families with a budget of over LKR 300 million a year.

Financial Services

412 employees


  • Area of Strength for the organization is “Pride”

  • Employees feel most positively about “My work has special meaning: this is not “just a job.””

  • “Employee willingness to put in extra effort” is the strongest performing Workplace Health Indicator.

“We always believe our employees are our most significant and distinctive asset. Berendina has been serving our nation for more than three decades, and we strongly believe that our people, governance, transparency, and values are the foundation of our success.”

Anura Atapattu – Chairman