Donation of Beds and Water Filters for Patients with Spinal Cord Injury

Published on 2019-10-12 @ 10:39:00 PM

Tamil Engineers Foundation donated Rs.305,000 (Approx. $ 2500) to “UYIRLAI” (Spinal Cord Injury Association Mullaitivu) to provide 10 beds & 10 Water Filters to the needy patients in Vanni area. The event to hand over the beds & water filters to the patients was held on 28th Sept.The committee thanks and conveys our sincere gratitude to all the donors who made donations towards this worthy cause. We also thank TEF Victorian Chapter for their significant contribution ($1200) for this project. We are sure the donated beds & water filters will help the spinal cord patients in improving their day to day life for years to come.We also thank Mr. V. Baskaran (E90) (Former TEF NSW Committee Member) who coordinated this project with keen interest and the “Spinal Cord Injury Association” for their great cooperation in implementing this project effectively.In 2018, TEF has donated ten wheel-chairs to patients with spinal cord injury through UYIRILAIPlease refer to some photos taken at the event.Read more...

Funding for a tube well & hand pump in cleared jungles of Katkulam, Vavuniya

Published on 2019-09-28 @ 07:54:00 PM

Tamil Engineers Foundation provided Rs180,000 (Approximately $1500) to construct a community tube well & hand pump in the cleared jungles in Vavuniya. About 20 families will be benefitted by this community well. Most of them come from women-headed families affected by the civil war and have lived many years in the refugee camps. Read more...

Drought Relief to farmers of Baradine-NSW

Published on 2019-09-28 @ 06:48:00 PM

Tamil Engineers Foundation (TEF) donated $2000 to the “Country Women's Association of NSW” to help the farmers at “Baradine” who have been affected badly by the recent drought.The farming town of “Baradine” is about 550 km from Sydney towards Moree. This town has approximately 200 families with a total population less than 1000.Read more...

Funding to provide Toilet Facilities to a family of a differently able person in Batticaloa.

Published on 2019-09-08 @ 09:39:00 AM

Funding to provide Toilet Facilities to a family of a differentially able person in Batticaloa.Tamil Engineers Foundation provided Rs 99,000 (Approx. - $800) to construct a toilet to a family headed by a differently-abled who was affected during the recent unrest.The committee thanks the “Vaalvaham – Society of Differentially Able People” at Batticaloa for implementing the project to help this affected family.We also wish to thank N. Kugathas (Canberra) for his generous contribution and for coordinating this project to see its successful completion. Read more...

Providing Livelihood Funding for Families resettled in cleared jungles of Katkulam area, Vavuniya

Published on 2019-09-08 @ 07:26:00 AM

Tamil Engineers Foundation provided Rs380,000 (Approx. - $3000) to implement this Revolving Loan Project to 10 families at Katkulam, Vavuniya. Most of the families are women headed families affected by the troubles and lived many years in the refugee camps. Interest free loans of amounts ranging from Rs25,000 to Rs50,000 were provided to 10 families to establish livelihood initiatives such as small business, refrigerator - seafood business, bicycles, barbed wire & tin sheets, tools for electrician, gold smith items & stock items for shop etc. to give them an opportunity to establish a livelihood income.Read more...

“Educational Development Project” to help children at Paddalipuram, Muthur, Trincomalee.

Published on 2019-09-03 @ 06:52:00 AM

Tamil Engineers Foundation donated Rs217,500 (Approx. $1800.00) to fund educational material (books, stationery etc.) and class room furniture to the proposed education centre at Paddalipuram, Muthur.This project will facilitate basic education to children from the families of very low socio-economic levels from remote areas of Muthur and motivate/encourage the children to attend schools regularly.Read more...

Revolving Loan Projects via Hindu Mahalir Manram Batticaloa

Published on 2019-08-25 @ 07:31:00 PM

Tamil Engineers Foundation recently revolved two Revolving Loan Projects through Hindu Mahalir Manram. The first loan to 10 families was initially granted in late 2013 and other loan which was initially granted to 12 families in mid-2015 to the total amount of Rs500, 000. These revolving loan projects have so far revolved many times during the last few years and benefited more than 100 women headed families to date in establishing livelihood initiatives such as tailoring, farming, corner shop, food preparation etc. Please refer to the few photos of the families who are the current beneficiaries of these revolving loans.Read more...

Donation to Sivapoomi Elders Home, Kondavil, Jaffna

Published on 2019-08-25 @ 07:01:00 AM

Tamil Engineers Foundation recently made a donation of Rs349,500.00 (Approx. $2800) to Sivapoomi Elders Home to provide beds, wardrobes, mattresses and bedsheets/pillows to be used by the inmates.Following items were donated1.Beds – 12 Nos2.Mattresses – 12 Nos3.Wardrobes – 12 Nos4.Bedsheets + Pillows + Pillow cases – 12 NosThe total cost – Rs 349,500 (Approx. - $2800).Read more...

Financial assistance to establish a Computer Lab at Vipulananda Central College, Karaitivu

Published on 2019-08-23 @ 11:25:00 AM

TEF received a funding request from the Principal & Teachers of Vipulananda Central College in Karaitivu to establish a computer lab at their school to teach the students of basic IT skillsThis school is situated in the Amparai District and one of the few Tamil schools in this area which needed this facility for a long time.Tamil Engineers Foundation recently donated $3250.00 (Rs 398,800.00) to provide 11 PCs & a Projector for this school to enhance the IT education standards of the students.Read more...

Enthiramaalai - 2019

Published on 2019-08-18 @ 07:55:00 AM

The "Enthira Maalai -2019" Fundraising Dinner & Entertainment program staged on Saturday 10th Aug at Bowman Hall, Sydney was a great success with almost full house audience which exceeded our expectations i.e. approximately 450 people or more attended the event. The programs, Music by Recover Group, Dances, Drama, a joint effort by Melbourne & Sydney artistes, MC, songs, speeches, etc., etc. were well received by the audience and was organised to the highest standards. Read more...