"Pledging for Parity!" was the theme of International Women's Day 2016, and the MJF Centre Moratuwa held a special four day program in keeping with this theme. Empowering women with dignity was the purpose of the MJF Women's Development Program (WDP) which on a daily basis enables women to uplift their skills and talents and to reach their fullest potential.
The four day program, was held from March 7th to 11th, for the female beneficiaries of the MJF Centre Moratuwa, who were also encouraged to bring a female guest not attached to the MJF Foundation along as well. The women of the WDP had the opportunity to showcase their gained talents and skills while sharing knowledge with others. The program included sewing demonstrations, cookery demonstrations, a session on Ikebana and a presentation on the important role of women, ending with group activities. The final day was dedicated to appreciation as the MJF kids were asked to celebrate the women who are most important to them through song, flowers and cards. Each day the participants were treated to light refreshments during the two hour interactive sessions.
The objective of the program is to help women to appreciate themselves and the important role they play in the homes and society.
Asela, a former MJF Kid, shone bright at the Culinary Art Food Expo 2023!
Asela, a former student at the MJF Kids Centre now turned talented Commis Chef, secured an impressive 2nd Place in the Live Cooking Seafood Challenge - B4 Category, held from 9th -11th June 2023. Today, his mother works with us at the MJF Kids Centre as a staff member and his elder brother visits our Rainbow Centre for therapy and education. His journey exemplifies perseverance and determination, having overcome setbacks and finding his passion for the culinary arts.
Despite the heavy rains, it was a joyous evening of fun-filled activities with the participants of the 75th Edition of the Dilmah School of Tea at our MJF Centre in Moratuwa! This is how every cup of Dilmah Tea supports our numerous community empowerment efforts at the MJF Foundation....
Caxton College, Spain – Supporting Wheelchair Camps in Sri Lanka
It’s wonderful to see the year 5 students from Caxton College in Spain, walking to raise funds to support wheelchair camps conducted by the MJF Charitable Foundation for differently abled children in Sri Lanka
The Cricket Live Foundation (CLF) successfully completed its Cricket Live Premier league for the 9th consecutive year. Hundreds of school girls and boys from rural schools in Moratuwa and Siyambalanduwa areas joined us in the competition.