It’s beginning to look a lot like… More than Just a Workplace!

By Imani Perera Okay…so I kind of walked into writing a post for the blog, when I mentioned at a discussion, that my six months at JKH were rather overwhelming – in a good sort of way. (Note to self – Stop yakking! Period.) These first six months took me quite by surprise, because they went

Empowering Rural Youth- volunteering at the Mahawilachchiya Rural BPO.

By Lahari Jayawardena Upon being inducted into the 2015/2016 JKH Management Trainee Program, we were instructed that as a new addition to the program, we would each have to get involved in an ongoing CSR initiative conducted by the John Keells Foundation (JKF). After considering the available options, I decided to get involved in the

Master Trainers At Work! Volunteering for HIV/AIDS Awareness.

By Ivan Perera A human being’s prime responsibility should be to serve other human beings. We as humans have the ability to think and make decisions, we should always use that ability to help and serve mankind and our environment without expecting anything in return. Bearing the above in mind, I volunteered to be a

Memories With My JKH Family!

By Sachini Abeywickrema I was very privileged to join Leisure Inbound in 2013 and currently I am an Executive in Vendor Management & Procurement Department. I am also an internal auditor and a member of New Product Development team for both Walkers Tours Limited and Whittall Boustead Travel Limited. I am very proud of my capability

My CSR dose for the day: promoting science among school children.

By Muditha Senarath-Yapa I have volunteered in various activities organised by the John Keells Foundation (JKF) during my tenure at John Keells and I have always wanted to put my knowledge into good use in society. The Science Day organised by JKF in collaboration with Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS) was

Kala Pola – An Art-Lover’s Paradise!

By Amie Peiris I have always taken an interest in art. When I joined the John Keells Group I was given the opportunity to explore this interest. I have volunteered in many CSR activities throughout my journey in the Group and this year was the first time that I volunteered at a Kala Pola event.

Open Your Eyes! Volunteering at the John Keells vision project.

By Deshanee Weerasinghe “Hey, there are eye camps taking place in Galle and Ratnapura, wanna go?” that was Abdul, shouting to Sithija, the guy on his left and I was immediately interested, firstly because I loved the opportunity of travelling outstation and secondly because I had never been to an eye camp before. Since then,

HIV/AIDS Awareness saves lives!

By Thilini Weerasuriya The HIV and AIDS awareness initiative was launched in 2005, creating awareness, reducing the spread of the disease and addressing the stigma and discrimination of those affected.  Since its launch, it has sensitised over 80,000 persons within and outside the Group as at 31st June 2015. I became involved with the programme

Forum Theatre for a Great Cause!

By Shehara Alahakoon One day, during a conversation with my supervisor Kumudu, I happened to mention that I have always loved acting in plays during school and the next thing I know, she had recommended me to Group CSR, and I became part of the Forum Theatre group for Project WAVE carried out by John