An eye clinic for senior citizens at the Imboolpitiya Estate
The MJF Charitable Foundation worked with Helpage Sri Lanka to carry out an eye clinic at the Imboolpitiya Estate on March 23 and 24. A group of 261 senior citizens benefitted from this clinic which specially targeted Dilmah plantation workers who have retired after the completion of their tenure at the age of 55. Imboolpitiya, located in Nawalapitiya, is an estate in the Kahawatte Plantations group. The Plantation Programme is part of Dilmah founder Merrill J. Fernando's efforts to provide Dilmah plantation workers better living conditions and access to the basic amenities in life. This includes improved housing, decent sanitation facilities and access to clean water, healthcare, improved child development centres and cr
Dilmah’s ‘The Genesis Project’ recently launched at the birthplace of Dilmah Tea in Maligawatte – will be an innovation hub and centre of excellence for Nature-based solutions. It will be an incubator that births and nurtures agripreneurs to reach their fullest potential and conquer international markets. And a home for industry experts and food and agri entrepreneurs to gather, share knowledge and inspire each other.
With the help of your cuppa the Dilmah MJF Charitable Foundation and Kahawatte Plantations have joined hands to support the Suwa Seriya Ambulance Service. We have pledged our commitment to allocating 7 ambulances to 7 District Hospitals across the country, including DGH Nawalapitiya, Base Hospital Kahawatte, Glencairn District Hospital Dickoya, Teaching Hospital Nuwara Eliya, Kiribathgoda, Point Pedro and Teaching Hospital Batticaloa. Staying true to our Founder Merrill J. Fernando's purpose, with every cup of Dilmah you sip, 15% of the profits go towards serving humanity with kindness to people & nature!
Dilmah has been a part of the annual AIDEX sports event since 2003, recognizing these special individuals and encouraging them to participate in this event, proving that disability is not a hindrance to achieving success.