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President Sirisena inaugurates Dilmah Conservation One Earth, Sri Lanka’s First Urban Arboretum

President of Sri Lanka, Maithripala Sirisena today inaugurated Dilmah Conservation,s One Earth Arboretum. In the capacity of Minister for the Environment, President Sirisena has been a strong advocate of environmental protection. He was joined by Dilmah Founder Merrill J. Fernando, who shares the same commitment to environmental stewardship, in declaring open the unique and far […]

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Story of K.Sivaranjini

Parallel to the reawakening taking place in the north; post war, K.Sivaranjini feels a revival within; a revival brought about by the sense of satisfaction she derives from the livelihood activity she started with the MJF Charitable Foundation’s support.

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Story of Edward Shanthi

Among the multifaceted projects that the MJF Charitable Foundation has initiated in terms of post war rebuilding in the north, the Small Entrepreneur Programme (SEP) provides livelihood support for those traumatized and battered by the three decade long ethnic conflict. Edward Shanthi; a hardworking and capable individual, when supported by the Foundation became a productive […]

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Story of M. Kamaleswary

For M. Kamaleshwary, a war widow, livelihood support of the MJF Foundation came at a time when she was coping with a personal loss while the wounds of the three decade long ethnic conflict she experienced, first hand, were still fresh upon her mind…Foundation’s livelihood support , to some level, healed her aching wounds, she […]

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MJF Charitable Foundation develops Kayts Base hospital in North of Sri Lanka

Merrill J. Fernando, Settlor of the MJF Charitable Foundation, inaugurated a new Outpatient Department and Administrative Block for the Kayts Base Hospital earlier this month. The Dilmah Founder established his foundation to fulfill his commitment to making business a matter of human service. He was joined by Provincial Director of Health Services in the Northern […]

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MJF Kids Jaffna

The MJF Kids programme was established in the belief that every child has inherent and outstanding ability, requiring only the means to nurture that ability. The MJF Kids and their parents benefit from art, life skills, supplementary conventional education and a caring environment. The educational and nutritional programmes of the “Anjali Aham” Psychosocial Counselling Centre […]

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The Story of H A Premaratne

This is the story of H.A Premaratne who was assisted by the Merrill J. Fernando Charitable Foundation (MJFCF) in 2011 to rebuild his life after he lost his income following an accident. Today, he has been able to turn the small garden compound of his humble home into a fruity and vegetable haven. The prosthesis […]

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The Story of Mithun Madushan

As a kid who was growing up in the care of old grandparents, the biggest problem faced by Madushan Mithun was lack of proper direction and guidance in terms of education and career. Mithun spent much of his time idling with the children in his neighbourhood without any focus on education or on his future. […]

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Story of Nurul Fatima

As the ‘First Decade of MJF Kids’ celebrated the inspirational journey of the MJF Kids Programme, Nurul Fatima recalls the lessons that transformed her life…

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