Enabling the disabled
The MJF Foundation has a core theme in disability. Part of its commitment is not just supporting people with disabilities with programmes and therapeutic services but working to ensure that they are effective citizens of Sri Lanka and its economy, and also learn to advocate for other people with disabilities who may not have a voice.
MJF Kids & Sports Coordinator at the MJF Centre, Moratuwa Para Athlete & Disability Advocate
“The MJF Centre in Moratuwa set me off on a whole new track. Over the last decade, I saw myself transitioning into different phases and professions. I started as a student at the Curtiss Institute of Design, served a Volunteer for Rainbow Youth, and then became a Class Teacher. Today I am the MJF Kids & Sports Coordinator at the Centre. It is gratifying to help another person with a disability to discover his/her passion and let it grow. I was recently selected to be a member of the National Council for Persons with Disabilities. As an advocate for disability, I am determined to work for the rights and benefits of people with disabilities like me. I dedicate my time to volunteer at organizations that seek to promote inclusion and participation in society of people with disabilities, with a special focus on women.”