Donation to Hari Illam Orphanage at Batticaloa - Additional Coaching Classes

Published on 2019-05-11 @ 10:32:00 PM

Tamil Engineers Foundation made a donation of Rs 323,900.00 ($2550.00) to Hari Illam Orphanage at Batticaloa to arrange additional coaching classes in Maths, Science & English for grades 8 to 11 students. It is noted that many students from this Orphanage (16 in total) have obtained University Admissions and continuing their tertiary education at various Universities which is a great achievement.Read more...

Donation of an Electricity Generator to Enter World Foundation, Kanagarayankulam, Vavuniya.

Published on 2019-04-13 @ 10:23:00 AM

Many war affected people (many of them are partially paralyzed & wheelchair bound) are being housed at “Enter World” and provided accommodation, medical needs, food etc. There are about 12 or more patients at this centre.These affected people need continuous electricity for the function of Medical equipment, Air Mattresses for medical reasons, cooling fan, water supply, etc. The electricity supply in SL, mainly in North & East are frequently getting disrupted due to repairs/upgrades, to supply them with uninterrupted power, “Enter World” made a request to donate them a backup Generator. Enter World made the funding request through E90 batch representatives. TEF had discussions with Enter World & E90 batch in regard to the proposed generator capacity (KVA)/phase/cost etc. Assessment of the required KVA capacity and comparison of quotes were undertaken.Read more...

Donation to Two Schools in Trincomalee to purchase educational material (School Books, Stationery, Schoolbags etc) to the needy children

Published on 2019-03-31 @ 12:00:00 AM

Tamil Engineers Foundation made a donation of Rs196,226 ($1550) to two schools in Trincomalee to deliver educational material i.e. school books, stationery, school bags etc. to the needy children.Total Amount – Rs 196,226.00 (Equivalent to AUD 1550) was disbursed as followsMullipothanai Vigneswara Vidyalayam - Mullippothanai Rs. 155,858.00Sivashakthi G.T.M School - Thambalakamam - Rs 39,368.00Read more...

Donation to Valvaham in Batticaloa to establish a Goat Farm

Published on 2019-03-25 @ 06:25:00 AM

Tamil Engineers Foundation recently made a donation of $2000 (Rs 255,000) to Valvaham in Batticaloa to purchase 15 goats to establish goat farming at this center.The Government Agent of Batticaloa attended the event on the 6th March to hand over the goats to the Valvaham center.Read more...

TEF Victoria Chapter Fundraising Dinner 2019

Published on 2019-03-17 @ 11:12:00 AM

TEF Victoria Chapter Fundraising Dinner TEF Vic Chapter held their Fundraising dinner and entertainment in Melbourne on Saturday 2 March 2019.The programs, dance, drama, speeches, songs, American auction etc. were well performed & organized to the high standard. Well done.Approximately 280 members attended the dinner & entertainment evening to support TEF efforts and the TEF VIC chapters efforts are highly appreciated.Read more...

Revolving Loan to 12 women-headed families in Neerveli to establish livelihood income via Sivanarul Illam

Published on 2019-03-03 @ 10:57:00 PM

Tamil Engineers Foundation made a donation of Rs360, 000 (Approx. $3250) to 12 women headed families (Rs. 30,000 per family as interest-free loans) to establish Livelihood income. Most of these families undertake small scale vegetable & farming activities in Neerveli, Jaffna area.This loan will help them in enhancing their farming activities to improve their family income as they have lost their breadwinner during the war. The Loan will be recovered in 12 months and will be given to another 12 beneficiaries at no interest.Read more...

Revolving Loan Project implemented to establish livelihood income to 10 widowed women-headed families in Vavuniya.

Published on 2019-02-24 @ 10:46:00 AM

Tamil Engineers Foundation made a donation of Rs 325,000 (Approx $3000) to Hindu Council of Sri Lanka in late 2017 to provide interest free loan to 10 widowed women headed families (Rs.30,000 each) in Mannar & Mullaitivu areas to establish livelihood income generating opportunities i.e. cattle rearing, tailoring, home gardening, agriculture etc.Read more...

​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...