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

​Scholarships to students at St John's Vocational Training Centre at Batticaloa

Published on 2019-02-19 @ 12:54:00 PM

Scholarships to students at St John's Vocational Training Centre at BatticaloaTamil Engineers Foundation made a donation of Rs240,093 ($1859.00) to St John’s Vocational Training Centre at Batticaloa to provide scholarships (Rs4000 per month) to 10 needy students for a period of 6 months. Ten students have been selected by the Training Centre Management, considering their family background & financial situation for the proposed Scholarship Scheme. Some of the students have lost one or both parents and others are below the poverty line.At the end of the six months, TEF will reassess the situation & decide whether to extend the payment for the second term to the same students (on the Job Training) or to a new batch of 10 students.This training center is registered with TVEC of SL (Tertiary Vocational Training Commission) to provide vocational training courses for Computer Applications, Tailoring, Automobile Technicians, Refrigeration and Air Conditioner Technicians, Electrical Wiring and Installations, Computer Hardware Technicians, and Printing Technology.Read more...

Donation to Rural Aid Australia towards their "Buy a Bale" program to help the farmers affected by the recent drought

Published on 2019-02-11 @ 09:00:00 AM

Donation to Rural Aid Australia towards their "Buy a Bale" program to help the farmers affected by the recent droughtTamil Engineers Foundation (TEF) donated $3500 to “Rural Aid of Australia” to support the “Buy a Bale of Hay Program” and help the farmers who have been affected by the recent drought.Read more...

Donation of 25 Bicycles to Engineering Faculty Students at Kilinochchi, Jaffna

Published on 2019-01-27 @ 09:00:00 AM

Tamil Engineers Foundation made funding of $3075 (approx Rs394, 250) to donate 25 bicycles to benefit the needy students at E ‘Faculty @ Kilinochchi. These bicycles were intended to be donated on the 11th of November to mark the late Prof. Thurairajah’s birthday, but due to the delay in getting the quotations, it was implemented at a later date.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...