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MJFCF and Cricket Live Foundation refurbish indoor nets at the De Zoysa Stadium, Moratuwa
The MJF Charitable Foundation (MJFCF) together with Cricket Live Foundation jointly initiated the Life through Cricket programme in January 2014. 48 Kids from underprivileged homes in and around Moratuwa including 12 Kids from the MJF Kids programme at the MJF Centre in Moratuwa are currently a part of this unique initiative.
In order to ensure facilities for continuous training immaterial of adverse weather conditions the MJF Foundation also undertook took to refurbish the indoor cricket training nets facility at the De Zoysa Cricket stadium in Moratuwa located just opposite the MJF Centre. The refurbishment of the indoor nets at the stadium was completed and formally launched for use to coincide with South African cricket tour to Sri Lanka on 3 July 2014. Sri Lankan T 20 Vice Captain Lahiru Thirimanne formally opened the indoor facility along with the Mayor of the Moratuwa Municipal Council.
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!