Revolving Loan Project to provide bicycles to 10 school children of women headed families in Jaffna

Published on 2020-11-16 @ 10:18:00 AM

A sum of approximately Rs.200,000, which was recovered from the previous revolving loan projects, was used to fund this project. The beneficiaries will repay the interest free loan in the next 12 months’ time and the funds will be used again to provide bicycles to another 10 families going forward.Read more...

Photocopier donation to a remote school in Amparai

Published on 2020-11-15 @ 08:11:00 AM

Tamil Engineers Foundation donated a sum of Rs.180,000($1385) to Komari Methodist Tamil Maha Vidyalayam in Amparai district (Eastern Province) to purchase a Photocopier.The school currently has an enrollment of 584 students from Grade 1 to 13. A business which owns the only photocopier in the village charges 10 rupees per copy and the students cant afford this as about 90% of the people in this village are living below the poverty line.Read more...

Revolving Loan Project Implemented to establish livelihood income to 10 families from Madduvil South, Chavakacheri, Jaffna.

Published on 2020-10-25 @ 08:27:00 AM

Tamil Engineers Foundation donated a sum of Rs 545,000 (Approx. $4150) for the implementation of a revolving loan project to provide interest free loan of Rs. 50,000 each to 10 needy families to establish livelihood income generating opportunities (i.e. farming activities, Sewing, Goat farming, corner shop etc)Read more...

Donation to Hari Illam Orphanage Batticaloa to facilitate additional coaching classes

Published on 2020-10-18 @ 09:13:00 PM

Tamil Engineers Foundation donated a sum of $2500 (Approx. Rs 324,300) to Hari Illam Orphanage Batticaloa to fund for additional coaching classes in Maths, Science & English for grades 6 to 11 students. Due to the current pandemic worldwide, the orphanage is facing limited financial support from their regular donors. We are glad that TEF was able to make this donation to Hari Illam during this difficult time.There are about 56 children at this centre and 13 children from this orphanage are continuing their tertiary education at various Universities (including two students at Faculty of Engineering). TEF is supporting the children at Hari Illam for the last few years.We sincerely thank our donors for making this possible and our special thanks go to Shanmuga Anandan (E84) of Brisbane for his significant contribution to help the children at this orphanage.We are sure this donation will help the Orphanage to continue the additional coaching classes to the children to perform well in their exams. We thank you all for your great support.Read more...

Donation to Kaddumurivukulam GTM School, Kathiraveli, Batticaloa

Published on 2020-10-18 @ 08:34:00 AM

TEF Victoria Chapter donated a sum of AUD 2500 to Singing Fish Old Students Association (SFOSA) to construct tube well and facilitate water supply to the overhead tank and for the renovate toilet facilities at Kaddumurivukulam G.T.M School Kathiraveli. This school is in a remote are in the Eastern Province.We sincerely thank TEF Victoria Chapter and Singing Fish Old Students Association (SFOSA) for implementing this project with keen interest.Read more...

Revolving Loan Project implemented to establish livelihood income to 9 women headed families in Kopay, Jaffna

Published on 2020-09-27 @ 06:50:00 AM

A total sum of Rs 450,000 (approx. $3500) was disbursed as interest free loans to 9 women headed families (Rs 50,000 to each family) to establish livelihood income generating opportunities. I.e. farming activities, Sewing, Goat farming, etc. The funds recovered from the previous revolving loan projects were used to fund this initiative.Read more...

Engineers Charity Fund (Tamil Engineers Foundation) Annual General Meeting 2020 and Annual Report

Published on 2020-09-20 @ 09:19:00 PM

We are glad to inform that we had our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Sunday 6th Sept at Sydney and many members from interstate / overseas participated via Zoom.Many of you are aware that due to the current COVID19 Pandemic in Australia & Globally, we ended up cancelling our annual fundraising events in Sydney, Melbourne and in other major cities in 2020. However, it’s great to note that we have managed to raise $85,000 via email circulation and donated $97,000 to various humanitarian initiatives from 1st Jan 2020 to end of Aug 2020, which is a remarkable outcome.The funds collected for humanitarian projects for the last many years are illustrated in the following chart. In total we have donated $820,000 (i.e approx. LKR. 100 Million) to various humanitarian projects and very shortly we will be reaching the $1 Million target, which will be a great achievement.Please click the link below to view the Annual Report / Magazine 2020. Which encompasses many appreciation letters / messages from various institutions / TEF Chapters and the details of the projects implemented in 2019 & 2020.https://online.flipbuilder.com/gtfu/hzpu/mobile/index.htmlRead more...

Funding to provide Teachers’ wages to Hope Organization in Trincomalee

Published on 2020-09-20 @ 08:48:00 PM

Tamil Engineers Foundation recently donated LKR 360,000 (Approximately $2700) to fund wages for three teachers for a period of 12 months who are engaged to assist differently abled children at Hope CenterRead more...

Scholarships to 10 deserving undergraduates from Engineering Faculty Kilinochchi

Published on 2020-09-05 @ 08:17:00 AM

TEF donated a sum of Rs 480,000 ($3585.00) to Engineering Faculty Kilinochchi to provide scholarships to 10 deserving students (Rs. 4000 per month) for a period of 12 months. These students have been chosen on the basis of on their family financial situation and many of them are from single parent familiesRead more...

Scholarships to 10 deserving undergraduates from University of Jaffna

Published on 2020-08-29 @ 07:21:00 PM

TEF donated a sum of Rs 480,000 ($3790.00) to University of Jaffna to provide scholarships to 10 deserving students (Rs. 4000 per month) for a period of 12 months. These students have been chosen on the basis of on their family financial situation and many of them are from single parent families.Read more...