The MJF Centre for Dignified Empowerment - West
The MJF Centre West in Moratuwa was established in 2011 to fulfil Dilmah Founder Merrill J. Fernando’s vision of sharing the success of his Dilmah brand with the less fortunate. The Centre is located on a sprawling urban estate in Moratuwa, a populous city in the Colombo District.
The MJF Centre houses the MJF Kids Programme, the Rainbow Centre for children with disabilities, a centre for women to seek support and solace, the Curtiss Centre for Design, Empower Culinary and Hospitality School and the Dilmah Conservation Sustainable Agriculture Research Centre.
The MJF Centre for Dignified Empowerment - East
The MJF Centre for Dignified Empowerment and Sustainable Development - East opened in September 2018 with the purpose of serving the disadvantaged communities in Eastern Sri Lanka. Established on a 23-acre site in the heart of one of Sri Lanka's most poverty-stricken areas, the Centre provides programmes with a focus on entrepreneurial skills development, vocational training, therapy, supplementary tools for education and life skills development. As of 2020, 9096 young girls, boys, women and men, directly and indirectly, benefit from the programmes offered by the Centre.