Our Vision

Business is a matter of human service Vision

Founder Merrill J. Fernando’s vision is our mandate. The MJF Charitable Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Dilmah Ceylon Tea Services and Resplendent Ceylon. We work with underserved communities investing long term in the lives of women, men, girls and boys to ensure that they have control of their futures and also pay it forward to their own communities.

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Our Contribution towards Society

Latest News

21 JUL 2018
A day with Daco, discovering art and abstract animals

A day with Daco, discovering art and abstract animals

Daco is a French urban artist whose geometry-inspired graffiti has been featured around the world from the subways of Paris to the streets of Valparaiso and Taipei.
20 JUL 2018
Artist Daco Entertains MJF Kids and Demonstrates the Power of Non-Traditional Art

Artist Daco Entertains MJF Kids and Demonstrates the Power of Non-Traditional Art

Daco is a French urban artist whose geometry-inspired Graffiti has been featured around the world from the Subways of Paris to the streets of Valparaiso and Taipei.
30 JUN 2018
“I can change the world”

“I can change the world”

ABC Charity creates captivating art that engages children to dream of a brighter world and helps kids in need.
22 JUN 2018
Seamstresses who found success in Pahalalanda.

Seamstresses who found success in Pahalalanda.

Unemployed and struggling to make ends meet, for the women of Pahalaanda, the dressmaking course at MJFCF, Diriya Resource Centre has been a transformative journey. Seetha and Nandani are a two such passionate and persistent students setting an example for the rest of the village women who have gained inspiration from their humble yet powerful work.

22 JUN 2018
When sewing becomes a small business.

When sewing becomes a small business.

Village sewing classes are thriving at the MJFCF, Centre in Pahalalanda, with the first year of trainees already pursuing their own tailoring businesses.

Upcoming Events

Opening of the MJF Centre for Dignified Empowerment and Sustainable Development - East.

Opening of the MJF Centre for Dignified Empowerment and Sustainable Development - East.

MJF Charitable Foundation will make inroads to strengthen the living status of the community around the area of Kalkudah, Batticaloa with the introduction of the MJF Centre for Dignified Empowerment and Sustainable Development – East, making its settlor Merrill J. Fernando’s vision ‘Business is a Matter of Human Service’ a reality.
AIDEX Sports Meet 2018

AIDEX Sports Meet 2018

The annual AIDEX sports Day organized by the Colombo Friend-in-Need Society to inspire and motivate amputees who are users of the Jaipur Limb will be held on 18th August 2018 at Stanley Jansz Stadium, Colombo 02.