Tamil Engineers Foundation History

Tamil Engineers Foundation (Engineers Charity Fund) was formed in later part of 2007 to collectively participate spiritually and morally for the long lasting peace at our home land. This is a non political, non profit and charity focused organisation and committed to help the needy and disadvantaged people.

Our Vision

The establishment and development of "Engineers Charity Fund" as a global caring charity organisation to help the needy and affected people in North and East of Sri Lanka and people living in similar circumstances in other countries.

Our Mission

To provide financial and moral support to help the needy school / university children, orphanage centres, hospitals and other charity organisations in North and east of Sri-Lanka while maintaining strong links with other charity organisations locally and internationally to achieve our vision.

Our Goals

  • Foster and maintain fellowship amongst the Engineers working in Australia and Overseas.
  • Provide financial and material assistance to Tamils living in the North and East and other parts of Sri Lanka.
  • Provide humanitarian assistance to orphanage centres, refugees, war victims and their families living in the North and East and other parts of Sri Lanka.
  • Maintain links with other Engineering Organisations/Associations or similar Associations in Australia and overseas to share and undertake co - ordinated development projects in the North and East and other parts of Sri Lanka.
  • Raise funds through donations from its members and well-wishers, organising concerts and cultural functions, and other activities for the purpose of meeting the stated aims and objectives.
  • Assist engineers migrating to Australia to find a suitable job by assisting them with the preparation of an application.
  • Develop "Engineering Charity Fund" as a global charity organisation to represent Engineers locally and internationally and undertake humanitarian projects to help the needy and disadvantaged people.

Our Values

  • Respect, care and help each other.
  • Maintain honesty, integrity and excellence.
  • Provide moral and financial support to needy and disadvantaged people.
  • Inspiring a legacy of social awareness and compassion.

Latest News/Projects

University Admission from the TESLA 2017 scholarship program - Medical Faculty

Published on 2018-09-02 @ 10:42:00 AM

Tamil Engineers Foundation provided scholarships to 5 high achievers in Kilinochchi area based on their GCE O/L exam results to continue their GCE A/L. These scholarships were provided for almost 2 years, this proposal was brought in by SJC87 committee in 2015 The Killinochchi region does not have enough qualified GCE A/L teachers in Science and Mathematics stream, and the scholarship helped the selected students to pay for tuition fees and travel costs to follow A/L private tuition classes in Jaffna during the weekends and school holidays.Read more...

Donation for a Water Filter at Miani Boys Home at Batticaloa

Published on 2018-07-29 @ 02:13:00 PM

Tamil Engineers Foundation made a donation of Rs75,000 to Miani Boys Home at Batticaloa to supply and install a water filtering system, as requested by the centre management (Rev.Fr.Hrudya.Raju Vendi).Read more...

Establishment of a Rice Mill at Thennamaravadi

Published on 2018-06-21 @ 07:52:00 AM

Tamil Engineers Foundation provided Rs400,000 ($3400.00) as a Revolving Loan (no interest with a 5 year recovery period) to RDS at Thennamaravadi to fund the machinery + 3 Phase Electricity connection cost for the proposed Rice Mill. The loan will be recovered by RDS in 5 years and used for future Revolving Loan Projects in that area. Amount of Rs175,000 (Approx. $1500) was provided by AATI to fund the cost of the building. The funding request letter, list of signatures from the local farmers, Rice Mill Plan and Quote for the machinery cost are also attached (The estimated cost of 3 phase electricity connection is Rs75,000).Read more...

Quiz Competition in Maths and Science at Kilinochi funded by Tamil Engineers Foundation (Engineers Charity Fund)

Published on 2018-04-01 @ 08:41:00 PM

A TEF funded Maths & Science Quiz Competition was conducted by the staff & student union of Engineering Faculty at Kilinochchi during the Eng. week in early 2018.Read more...

Tamil Engineers Foundation (Engineers Charity Fund) - 2017 Newsletter

Published on 2018-01-29 @ 03:54:00 AM

Tamil Engineers Foundation undertook many charitable activities during 2017. The total collection received in 2017 is approximately $111,500, which enabled us to assist the needy in our homeland.Read more...

Thai Pongal Villa at Sydney Murugan Temple - 2018 - Tamil Engineers Foundation (Engineers Charity Fund)

Published on 2018-01-22 @ 09:37:00 AM

We are glad that many of you participated in the Thai Pongal Day activities at Sydney Murugan Temple on 14th Jan (Sunday). The activities i.e. bajan, lunch and evening prasatham progressed very well and was well coordinated. The lunch (Rice with 5 Vegetable Curries, Pappadam & Payasam) was served to approximately 1750 devotees and the evening prasatham ( Kadalai ) was also served to many devotees.It was indeed a great accomplishment.Read more...