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

01 APR 2018
Little girls can be giants

Little girls can be giants

Wearing a colourful dress of yellow and orange with white lace around the neck line, she looked at the passersby with her large expressive eyes. Many who saw her, stopped in their tracks to take a picture of this pretty girl. Children were excited by the mere sight of her and a few intimidated, for she is all of 14 feet tall.

22 MAR 2018
Celebrating The Magic of Giant Puppets

Celebrating The Magic of Giant Puppets

Giant Puppetry is not a new concept around the globe and it is finally making its entry to Sri Lanka taking the art in to a whole new level. MJF Charitable Foundation collaborated with a team of artists to redefine and promote giant puppetry in Sri Lanka not only as an art form but as a viable enterprise to deliver performances and secure clientele from all walks of life. 
23 FEB 2018
Cheer for the freedom of mobility

Cheer for the freedom of mobility

The annual sports meet of National Centre for Children with Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Disorders (NCCCPDD) was held last week.

20 DEC 2017
Dilmah founder helps to rehabilitate prisoners

Dilmah founder helps to rehabilitate prisoners

The man who created history in the tea industry in Sri Lanka asserting that the future of the industry lies in the concept of marketing tea...

17 NOV 2017
First Augmentative and Alternative Communication App in Sinhalese Launched

First Augmentative and Alternative Communication App in Sinhalese Launched

Avaz Sri Lanka is the first Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) app launched in Sinhalese.

Upcoming Events

Bocuse D’or Asia 2018

Bocuse D’or Asia 2018

Bocuse d'Or is the most prestigious gastronomic competition in the world. 
Workshop on Supporting Infants & Children with Visual impairment

Workshop on Supporting Infants & Children with Visual impairment

At National Centre for Children with Cerebral Palsy and other Developmental Disorders (NCCCPDD)