Opening of the MJF Centre for Dignified Empowerment and Sustainable Development - East.
September 01, 2018
3:15 pm - 8:00 pm
RDS Road, Kumburumulai, Vembu, Kalkudah
MJF Charitable Foundation will make inroads to strengthen the living status of the community around the area of Kalkudah, Batticaloa with the introduction of the MJF Centre for Dignified Empowerment and Sustainable Development – East, making its settlor Merrill J. Fernando’s vision ‘Business is a Matter of Human Service’ a reality.
Established on a 23-acre site in the heart of one of Sri Lanka's most poverty-stricken areas; providing opportunities for women, men, youth, boys and girls as well as people with disabilities. As the regional focus of Dilmah Conservation activities, it aims to secure livelihood options and build climate resilience amongst the communities through the introduction of innovative and sustainable concepts in agriculture, animal husbandry and fishing practices and livelihood support as well as ecosystem restoration. Other programmes include entrepreneurial skills development, vocational training, therapy, supplementary tools for education and life skills development for vulnerable communities. The unique design of the site reflects the Dilmah commitment to sustainability and uses climate smart, low carbon and environmentally friendly technology throughout.
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