Our Vision

Business is a matter of human service Vision

Founder Merrill J. Fernando’s vision is our mandate. The MJF Charitable Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Dilmah Ceylon Tea Services and Resplendent Ceylon. We work with underserved communities investing long term in the lives of women, men, girls and boys to ensure that they have control of their futures and also pay it forward to their own communities.

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Our Contribution towards Society

Latest News

18 SEP 2018
Dilmah’s Swedish Partner continues to support local communities in Sri Lanka

Dilmah’s Swedish Partner continues to support local communities in Sri Lanka

The Tekompaniet - Dilmah’s partner in Sweden, donated equipment worth LKR 430,000 for the WDP kitchen.
17 SEP 2018
Dilmah opens NZD 11 Million centre to help eastern Sri Lankans

Dilmah opens NZD 11 Million centre to help eastern Sri Lankans

When Kiwis drink cups of Dilmah tea, they probably have little idea that they are contributing to a multi-million-dollar effort to help disadvantaged people and the environment in Sri Lanka.
12 SEP 2018
MJF  Youth - Kite Festival 2018

MJF Youth - Kite Festival 2018

MJF Youth - Kite Festival 2018 brought some of the most talented kite fliers and kite makers to perform and display their handcrafted creations.
09 SEP 2018
Twenty-three acre MJF Centre opened: Dilmah to empower communities in Kalkudah

Twenty-three acre MJF Centre opened: Dilmah to empower communities in Kalkudah

Continuing the legacy of Merrill J. Fernando, the MJF Centre for Dignified Empowerment and Sustainable Development

07 SEP 2018
Philanthropist Dilmah Tea owning family opens humanitarian centre

Philanthropist Dilmah Tea owning family opens humanitarian centre

The patriarch of the world’s first family of tea says their new .4 million centre for “empowerment, inspiration, community development and climate change” is the evolution of 12 years of human service in the impoverished Eastern Province of Sri Lanka.

Upcoming Events

Country Roads - A True Celebration of Music and Life.

Country Roads - A True Celebration of Music and Life.

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of South Asia’s and Sri Lanka’s longest-running children’s charity concert - ‘Country Roads’ will come alive on the 19th of October, 10 am at the MJF Centre in Moratuwa to entertain the kids and youth from Rainbow Centre, MJF Youth and Cricket Live Foundation. The show will bring some great country, western and folk music hits from the 1970s to date, featuring Mavericks from Germany, UK’s Astrid Brook and local favourites like Cosmic Rays, Anno Domini and the Country Revival Band with Feizal and Jury.

**Invitees Only
Cricket Live Foundation - Family Fun Day & Fathers’ Cricket Tournament.

Cricket Live Foundation - Family Fun Day & Fathers’ Cricket Tournament.

This get-together, filled with fun activities will bring families together. The tournament will encourage fathers to engage in sports while improving discipline and sportsmanship. 24-38 teams, consisting of 3 females and 3 males per team will be taking part in this event which will be held on 24th of September from 8:30-17:30 at Uyana Kanishta Vidyalaya, Lunawa, Moratuwa.