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...

COVID19 Support - Dry food worth of $4500 was distributed to 390 families in Keerimalai

Published on 2020-08-20 @ 09:50:00 PM

A sum of $4500 was donated to “Sri Maha Muththumari Ambal Temple” in Keerimalai to provide dry foods to the vulnerable families in that area. About 390 families in total have benefited by this donation.Read more...

Livelihood Project - Donation of a Sewing Machine and accessories for a vulnerable family

Published on 2020-08-14 @ 09:24:00 PM

Tamil Engineers Foundation donated $350 to Annai Illam Orphanage at Mannar to provide a Sewing Machine, fabrics, threads etc. to a young lady who lost her father many years ago and looking for a lifeline to support her family. Read more...

Donation of Dry food to vulnerable families from Jaffna and Kilinochchi Districts (COVID19 Assistance)

Published on 2020-08-05 @ 10:00:00 PM

Tamil Engineers Foundation recently donated $3000.00 (Rs 361,500.00) to “Shanthiham” (association for health & counselling) of Jaffna to provide dry foods to the Vulnerable Families in Jaffna and Kilinochchi Districts. About 265 families from Jaffna District and 100 families from Kilinochchi District i.e. 365 families in total have benefited by this donation. The district secretariat has assisted “Shanthiham” in selecting the suitable beneficiaries and arranging the distribution events with the selected beneficiaries from the respective locations.Read more...

Donation to refurbish the Male Ward at Point Pedro Base Hospital

Published on 2020-08-04 @ 10:12:00 PM

At the request of Dr. V. Kamala Nathan (Acting Superintendent) of Base Hospital Point Pedro, Tamil Engineers Foundation recently donated Rs 1 Million to assist with the refurbishment and extension of the male ward at the hospital.This hospital is a central health facility covering a wide area of the northern part of Jaffna peninsula, traditionally known as Vadamaradchy and serving many surrounding suburbs. In a month this hospital provides treatment to approximately 12000 OPD patients, 2500 inward admissions and around 550 admissions for emergency treatment. For the last many years this hospital didn’t receive significant funding from the Govt for any refurbishment/upgrade works. Currently the hospital is undergoing a rapid refurbishment and some upgrades in facilitiesRead more...

Dry food distribution to people from low socio-economic background

Published on 2020-07-19 @ 08:51:00 AM

Dry food distribution to people from low socio-economic backgroundTamil Engineers Foundation made a $1000 donation to Hindu Council of Sri Lanka to provide dry foods to the affected widows & needy families in Vavuniya & Mullaitivu areas.Many families who are below the socio-economic level have benefited by this support and we thank and convey on our gratitude to all our members who made generous and kindhearted contributions to our COVID 19 appeal for Sri Lanka & Australia.The committee thanks Hindu Council of Sri Lanka for their keen interest in implementing the above project effectively.Thank you allRead more...

Fundraiser Appeal 2020

Published on 2020-06-23 @ 10:13:00 PM

Dear Everyone,Due to the COVID19 pandemic, Tamil Engineers Foundation has decided to cancel our annual fundraising event “Enthira Maalai” scheduled to be held on the 8th of August in Sydney. Also, you may be aware that the annual fundraising event organized TEF Victoria Chapter was scheduled on the 21st of March 2020 was also cancelled earlier. The likelihood of having our annual fundraising events in ACT, Queensland and South Australia this year are very slim due to the current situation.Read more...