Community Relations

Our organisation strives to be a responsible corporate citizen. We believe that by actively participating in causes that positively impact the community within which we live, we can make a real difference.

In 2007, the group established the Mirchandani Foundation, a charitable trust named after the late founder of the small trading company that became the organisation we know today.

Administered by a board of eminent independent trustees, the foundation provides assistance in the areas of health, crisis management and education. One of the foundations primary goals is to support English and Information Technology (IT) education programmes for youth in rural areas of Sri Lanka.

Recent Initiatives

List of donations made in the year 2014

List of donations made in the year 2013

List of donations made in the year 2012

List of donations made in the year 2011

Foundation of Goodness – English Language and Computer Training

  • MCC Centre of Excellence – Seenigama – (2008 – continuing)
    The Mirchandani Foundation is a Sustainability Sponsor providing English training for rural children & youth, empowering them to excel in English.
  • Village Heartbeat – Udumulla, Hikkaduwa (2008/2009)
    The Mirchandani Foundation Sponsored the annual cost of English Language and Computer Training classes.

Women in Need – Crisis Centre – 2008

  • Support to construct the Multi-Faceted Crisis Centre in Colombo. The Centre is for women and children who are victims/survivours of violence and potentially vulnerable to violence.

Sri Lanka Cancer Society – Annual Fund Raising Campaign – 2009 & 2010

  • Helping and encouraging the Sri Lanka Cancer Society in its fight against the scourge of Cancer.

English Language Teacher (ELT) Training – 2009

  • Sponsored teachers, both in urban and rural areas for ELT in developing the capacity of teachers to deliver high-quality English Language Training to young Sri Lankans, organised by the Council for Business with Britain and conducted by the British Council.

Light of Change – 2009

  • Sponsored participants to attend the Light of Change, Management and IT Skill Development Program, conducted by the MAS Institute of Management & Technology.


Favourite Group Donates Chocolates To Children’s Orphanage In Pudukulam, Sri Lanka
May 2009

In yet another ongoing corporate social responsibility outreach, Favourite Group donates chocolates to a children’s orphanage in Pudukulam, located in the Northern province of Sri Lanka where the island is worst affected by the war.

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Favourite Garments Gifts $5,000 To The Educational Foundation For The Fashion Industries, New York
April 2009

Favourite Garments (Private) Ltd gifted $5,000 to the Educational Foundation for the Fashion Industries based in New York city to support the 3rd Annual International Trade and Marketing Scholarship Breakfast…

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Favourite Group Cutting Machine Donation In Action
April 2009

Secretary to the President Lalith Weeratunga participates as chief guest at the opening of the first garment factory of the Sri Lanka Air Force Seva Vanitha Unit…

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Favourite Group Donates Essential Items Through Sri Lanka Air Force March 2009

Favourite Group made donations of food items, clothing and other essentials for internally displaced people arriving at the military camps seeking refuge…

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Deccan Lanka Pledges Long Term Support To Sunera Foundation May 2008 (Colombo):

Sri Lanka’s leading domestic airline Deccan Aviation pledged long term support to the Sunera Foundation as part of its ongoing CSR porgramme. Starting in May 2008, Deccan will pledge 3 US Dollars for each passenger that fills in and returns a Customer Feedback Survey to the company. When each passenger boards a Deccan helicopter or aircraft, they will be given a survey to fill out on the level of satisfaction enjoyed on their flight and passengers are informed of the donation for every completed survey.

The Sunera Foundation is a registered charity, which, for the last 8 years has been working towards the social integration of disabled people in Sri Lanka, using the performing arts.  Music, dance, drama and theatre have proved to be an effective medium to highlight the person’s ability, rather than focussing on their disability. Visit for more info on the Sunera Foundation.

SLAF Launches Seva Vanitha Welfare Program
May 2008 (Colombo)

Favourite Group of companies handed over two cutting machines and accessories to SLAF SVU, to be installed at the proposed Seva Vanitha Garment Factory at SLAF Sigiriya.

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All employees of Favourite Group’s apparel Division were awarded insurance policies covering medical, hospitalization and accidental cover. The insurance certificates were awarded to the employees amidst a musical concert organised by Sha FM.

Supporting Religious Activities
The company has a long tradition of supporting all the major faiths in Sri Lanka. Our most recent effort was the construction of a Buddha statue at the Moratuwa temple complex.

Matara Sanitation Project
Regent Plaza contributed to the cost of building 32 toilets in Matara for Tsunami related victims.

Support For Children
In a tradition dating back to 1976, all the children of employees at Favourite Garments Ltd. receive an annual supply of school equipment on January 1 each year.