Category Archives: Community

Mammography film processor stand at the National Cancer Institute replaced by MJFCF

During a recent visit by Himendra Ranaweera Deputy Chairman MJF Group and Trustee of MJF Charitable Foundation to the National Cancer Institute, he observed that the film processor stand at the Mammography Unit was in urgent need of replacement. Having assured … Continue reading

Community, Health and medical

War affected women in the North – See new rays of hope and light at the end of the tunnel

We reported in this column earlier of the livelihood support extended by MJFCF to nearly 134 War widows in the north in March this year to commemorate the International Women’s Day Centenary. During their last visit to the North by … Continue reading

Community, North, SEP

Senior citizens of MJF Tea plantations felicitated and recognized

Nearly 400 senior citizens (retired workers) of Kahawatte Plantations of the MJF Group were recognized and felicitated at a special event held at the Kataboola estate Reception hall on the 17th and 18th of September to mark International Elders day … Continue reading

Community, Plantations

…..togetherness is always stronger…..

MJFCF established a connection with the Mihindupura Dairy Farmers Society in 2009 by assisting a few members of the society with their livelihood.          In order to strengthern the society and its operation the MJF Charitable Foundation assesed … Continue reading

Community

Celebrations coz of WATER for the Villagers of Pahalalanda – Ampara

It is taught at School that the basic needs of a man is: 1). Water, 2). Air, 3). Food 4). Shelter.  The Villagers of Pahalalanda in Ampara have been living all these years without the first most important need WATER. Im … Continue reading

Community

Breast Cancer Screening programme of the National Cancer Institute in Sri Lanka – further strengthened by MJFCF

MJFCF donated a Mammography machine to the Maharagama National Cancer Institute (NCI) of Sri Lanka in December 2008 with a specific objective of supporting the NCI to commence the national breast cancer screening programme for women over 40 years. The … Continue reading

Community, Health and medical

Kahata Kola Aththo,’ the strong tea people and the Veddha Clans of Sri Lanka

Dilmah Conservation inaugurates programme of dignified empowerment amongst the Sri Lankan Veddha (indigenous community) in Sri Lanka at “Varigasabha’ Convention.  Dilmah Conservation hosted the Sri Lanka’s indigenous Veddah community’s first traditional communal gathering – ‘Varigasabha’ – in the East of … Continue reading

Community, Events

MJFCFs Small Entrepreneurship Programme (SEP) Further strengthens pollution free transportation in Batticaloa

The invention of Bicycles in the 19th Century could be considered one of greatest inventions so far. To date it remains the only human powered mode of transport for billions of people around the world. In the North and East … Continue reading

Community, Events, SEP

Re-embodiment of razed Sri Lankan Oranges in the Eastern Part of Sri Lanka

50 years ago Orange was a famous crop in Pahalalanda and then gradually lost its identity due to various reasons.  When the MJF Charitable Foundation visited one of the beneficiary who was assisted thru its Small Entrepreneur Programme (SEP) with the Sri Lanka Prisons welfare they … Continue reading

Community

Books for a Library in Rural Siyambalanduwa

MJFCF  recently donated books to a Library that is at the Main Temple in Siyamabalnduwa (Monaragala District – East of Sri Lanka).   The Chief Monk who is also one of the members of the advisory committee of Dhiriya – MJF Center for … Continue reading

Community