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 Culinary School: The new batch of young chefs empowered by Dilmah’s culinary school is ready to take up the challenges in the hospitality industry
Crowning 30 new ambitious chefs, who are ready take up their first step as professionals in the hospitality industry, the certificate awarding ceremony of the 9th Batch of West and the 4th Batch of East - Empower Culinary and Hospitality School (ECHS) of Dilmah’s MJF Charitable Foundation was successfully held recently.
Dilmah’s MJF Centre East Opens Cashew Processing Centre for Smallholders
mission to establish 1 million cashew trees through the Greening Batticaloa Programme in Kalkudah. Fulfilling the promise that Dilmah Founder Merrill J. Fernando made to the first recipients of the cashew plants in 2010, on his 92nd birthday - 06th May 2022 - Dilmah reached a milestone in this initiative with the opening of a cashew processing centre by the Merrill J Fernando Charitable Foundation in its eastern MJF Centre for Dignified Empowerment.
Dilmah coveted as ‘Most Globally Outreached Sri Lankan Brand’
Scoring a hat-trick of accolades at the 2021 Presidential Export Awards, ethical tea company Dilmah has been selected Most Globally Outreached Sri Lankan Brand, Market Diversified Exporter and Contributor to Sustainable Development in the Export Industry for 2019/20.