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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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Moments from AIDEX 2016

Over 300 extraordinarily abled individuals; talented, brave, resilient and committed, on a common platform. Participating in track and field events with much gusto to prove their prowess and celebrate their diversity. Here are some of those inspirational moments from AIDEX 2016.

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Young chefs at Empower Culinary Training Centre on an international culinary adventure

The world class chefs Sean Collins from Accor Hotels, Selvana Chelvanaigum from William Angliss Institute and Volker Marecek from The Langham, Auckland who volunteered to lecture and train the students of the Empower Culinary Training Centre of the Merrill J. Fernando Charitable Foundation completed their week long culinary adventures with the students, inspiring these young […]

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