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

Revolving loan disbursed to nine women headed families from Uduvil, Jaffna to provide a livelihood income

Published on 2021-05-08 @ 09:33:00 PM

A sum of Rs 360,000 was provided as an interest free loan to 9 women headed families (Rs.40,000 to each family) to establish livelihood income generating opportunities (i.e. farming activities, Sewing, corner shop, Goat/Cow rearing etc.). The funds recovered from the previous revolving loan projects were used for this project. This report & photos clearly illustrates, how the families utilized the loan amount and benefited by this project. ECF started funding such projects since 2014 and now it has revolved 6 times and benefitted more than 50 families without any additional capital funding.This project was implemented by CCYE (Centre for Child & Youth Empowerment) at Jaffna with the guidance of Sivan Arul Illam of Thiruketheswaram. ECF has implemented more than 20 similar Revolving Loan Projects for the last 7 years and now they are providing the benefits to more than 250 women headed families every year without any capital funding from our charity.The committee thank CCYE and Sivan Arul Illam of Thiruketheswaram (Dr. Jayamohan) for coordinating this project with keen interest. CCYE of Jaffna has taken proactive measures to monitor /implement this scheme during the COVID19 difficult period, their efforts are well appreciated. We are sure these types of Revolving Loan Projects will lift the standard of living and eradicate the poverty in our homeland. We thank you all for your continuous support.Read more...

Assistance to Bishop of Trincomalee - Most Rev Dr. Noel Emmanual

Published on 2021-05-08 @ 07:55:00 AM

Engineers Charity Fund recently donated a sum of AUD 4500 (Approximately LKR 600,000) to the Bishop of Trincomalee Most Rev Dr. Noel to help the people from low socio-economic backgrounds from Trincomalee district There are 18 Parishes (Villages) under his care at Trincomalee, and 16 of them are impoverished areas with people of all religions and ethnicity and variety of needs to be met. Most of them are of lower middle class / poor families and need support to lift their living standard. We are glad that we have received overwhelming support from our members for this great cause. The committee thanks & pass on our gratitude to all the donors for their generous & kindhearted contributions towards this worthy cause. The committee thanks Mr. Jovan Titus (E78) for coordinating this issue with keen interest. Sincere thanks to all the donors who made this a possibility Read more...

Donation to Karainagar Elders Day Care Centre

Published on 2021-04-18 @ 07:53:00 PM

Engineers Charity Fund (ECF) recently donated a sum of $1500 (Rs. 225,000) to provide rice, dhal & milk powder to an Elders Day Care Centre at Karainagar.ECF has been supporting the Elders Day Care Centre at Karainagar for the last 4 years (2017 to 2021) by providing funds to supply rice and dhal monthly to feed the elderly people in that area. This Day Care Centre provides home cooked meals to approximately 30 elderly and disable people from the local area daily for many years.The funding made by ECF previously in 2019 has ended recently and now additional funding provided to extend this service for another 12 months period.The committee thanks & pass on our gratitude to the above donors for their generous contributions towards this worthy cause. We are glad that we have received overwhelming support from our members for this great cause. We wish to thank Mahadeva (E80) (Sydney) for coordinating this project & arranging through his sister to handover the monthly Rice & Dhal to the Elders Day Care Centre. We also wish to thank the Elders Day Care Centre at Karainagar for their great service We thank you all for your great support.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...

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...

Tamil Engineers Foundation (Engineers Charity Fund) - Provision of Clothing to 50 Children at 3 Orphanages at Trincomalee

Published on 2017-12-14 @ 09:15:00 AM

Tamil Engineers Foundation provided Rs 213,000.00 ($2000.00) to "Livelihood Trincomalee" to distribute new clothes to 50 children from the following three orphanages in Trincomalee area.Read more...