MJF Charitable Foundation

The MJF Charitable Foundation and the humanitarian assistance it renders to underprivileged people go much deeper than the acts of ‘charity’ alone. Settlor of the MJF Charitable Foundation, Merrill J. Fernando conceived in the 1950s, the idea of a business that would help restore the fortunes of his county’s ailing tea industry, and its million or more direct dependents, whilst sharing the benefits of that business with the community.
A cooking exercise to instill qualities of working together as a group. The MJF Kids have fun together at the MJF Foundation Centre, Moratuwa in January 2012 where children from marginalised communities are afforded the opportunity for a better life.

A cooking exercise to instill qualities of working together as a group. The MJF Kids have fun together at the MJF Foundation Centre, Moratuwa in January 2012 where children from marginalised communities are afforded the opportunity for a better life.

An MJF Kid taking part in a wall painting excercise at the MJF Foundation Centre in Moratuwa. Over 750 children each year receive the opportunity for betterment through the efforts of the MJF Kids Programme established in 2006.

An MJF Kid taking part in a wall painting excercise at the MJF Foundation Centre in Moratuwa. Over 750 children each year receive the opportunity for betterment through the efforts of the MJF Kids Programme established in 2006.

Children from marginalised communities receiving the chance of a better life at the MJF Foundation Centre, Moratuwa. Established in 2009, the Centre addresses issues of childhood poverty. needs of children with Down Syndrome and Cerebral Palsy and of abused women.

Children from marginalised communities receiving the chance of a better life at the MJF Foundation Centre, Moratuwa. Established in 2009, the Centre addresses issues of childhood poverty. needs of children with Down Syndrome and Cerebral Palsy and of abused women.

Balanced nutrition for the differently-abled at Sithijaya, the Merrill J. Fernando Centre for the Differently abled in Ambalanthota was established in 2008.

Balanced nutrition for the differently-abled at Sithijaya, the Merrill J. Fernando Centre for the Differently abled in Ambalanthota was established in 2008.

A young tusker roaming the Udawalawe National Park, south eastern Sri Lanka. Elephant conservation is part of the Terrestrial and Habitat Conservation Programme of Dilmah.

A young tusker roaming the Udawalawe National Park, south eastern Sri Lanka. Elephant conservation is part of the Terrestrial and Habitat Conservation Programme of Dilmah.

Creating individual pieces of art and craft at Mankada, the Merrill J. Fernando Centre for Traditional Art and Craft. Mankada provides empowerment opportunities for members of a remote village in south eastern Sri Lanka since 2007.

Creating individual pieces of art and craft at Mankada, the Merrill J. Fernando Centre for Traditional Art and Craft. Mankada provides empowerment opportunities for members of a remote village in south eastern Sri Lanka since 2007.

MJF Kids from the Peliyagoda Centre during the annual Christmas creche competition. The MJF Charitable Foundation provides care and education for over 750 children at different MJF Centres island wide in Sri Lanka through the MJF Kids Programme since 2006.

MJF Kids from the Peliyagoda Centre during the annual Christmas creche competition. The MJF Charitable Foundation provides care and education for over 750 children at different MJF Centres island wide in Sri Lanka through the MJF Kids Programme since 2006.

An integral part of the Ahikuntika tradition, the monkey plays an important part of their lielihood. Dilmah Conservation supports the Ahikuntika community development in several parts of the island.

An integral part of the Ahikuntika tradition, the monkey plays an important part of their lielihood. Dilmah Conservation supports the Ahikuntika community development in several parts of the island.

Education for young children in Dilmah plantation through the MJF Charitable Foundation. An initiative that supports over 3500 plantation children every year.

Education for young children in Dilmah plantation through the MJF Charitable Foundation. An initiative that supports over 3500 plantation children every year.

Snake charming is a traditional livelihood of the Ahikuntika community. Dilmah Conservation is currently supporting their wellbeing through the establishment of a cultural centre.

Snake charming is a traditional livelihood of the Ahikuntika community. Dilmah Conservation is currently supporting their wellbeing through the establishment of a cultural centre.

Pinterest
Search