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Empowering Women – Achieving a Double Century on International Women’s Day
The MJF Charitable Foundation celebrated the 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day in a unique manner this year by awarding livelihood support to 100
Founder of Dilmah and Settlor of the MJF Charitable Foundation, Merrill J. Fernando handed out the livelihood support at a special ceremony held on the 12th of March 2011 in Point Pedro, Jaffna. The support extended is in line with the Foundation’s globally acclaimed SEP which seeks to empower individuals in a sustainable and dignified manner. The support consisted of assistance for processing dry fish, goat rearing and sewing and
Speaking at the event, the Founder expressed his pleasure at being able to extend the activities of the Foundation to the North of Sri Lanka which is recovering after the
Visvanathan Bamini is a
Rasakumar Sojosini is a mother of two whose husband was killed 2 years ago. She lives in a temporarily constructed shed.
Despite her adverse economic conditions,
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!