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

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.

18 JUN 2018
The Empower Culinary & Hospitality School welcomes freshers for their 4th culinary boot camp.

The Empower Culinary & Hospitality School welcomes freshers for their 4th culinary boot camp.

The orientation programme for the class of 2018 of The Empower Culinary & Hospitality School was held on the 18th of June, 2018 at the MJF Charitable Foundation, Moratuwa.

Upcoming Events

Workshop on Dyslexia

Workshop on Dyslexia

A 6-day workshop on Dyslexia from the 14th – 19th August 2018. This workshop will cover Language Development, Reading and Spelling, Writing, Math, Executive Functions, Study Skills and Multiple Intelligences.
Climate Reality: Threats, Responses and Opportunities in a Changing World

Climate Reality: Threats, Responses and Opportunities in a Changing World

Dilmah Ceylon Tea Company PLC, through its environmental arm, Dilmah Conservation, in partnership with Global Compact Network Sri Lanka, will host an inaugural forum where International and Sri Lankan experts will share practical options for climate innovation and adaptation for both urban and rural settings.