News & Events
Business is a matter of human service' - Dilmah Founder, Merrill J. Fernando in Vietnam
Sharing the business philosophy of Dilmah, Fernando said: 'Business is a matter of human service. Therefore, we not only ensure to bring to customers a quintessentially high quality product but also want to carry the responsibility of supporting the underprivileged and differently abled. .' Thus, the MJF Charitable Foundation was established to support underprivileged people. 10% of Dilmah profits are utilised through the foundation to help support the lives of 10,000 people through 100 humanitarian projects each year. For more information on the work of the MJF Foundation, please visit https://www.mjffoundation.org
Through this visit, Fernando also shared his wish to support more humanitarian activities in Vietnam.
Dilmah launches The Genesis Project
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.
A Cup Of Kindness Goes A Long Way
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!