Published on 2018-11-26 @ 12:00:00 AM

Tamil Engineers Foundation made a donation of Rs100,000 to “UYIRILAI” (http://uyirilai.org), an organisation formed to assist people with spinal cord injury, to provide 10 wheelchairs to people with spinal cord injury in Vanni area. These wheelchairs were purchased through Rev. Fr. S. Anton of “Caritas – Valvuthayam” of Mannar, who managed to supply them at a cheaper rate of Rs10,000 per unit, compared to the actual price, refer attached quote. 

The wheelchairs were handed over to the beneficiaries at a ceremony on 16 Nov 2018. The committee thanks and conveys our sincere gratitude to tall the individual donors for their generous contribution towards this worthy cause. We also thank & appreciate Mr. V. Baskaran (E90) (TEF NSW Committee Member) who managed to collect the donations and implement this worthy project with keen interest. Also we thank the “Spinal Cord Injury Association” and Fr. S. Anton of “Caritas” for their great cooperation in coordinating this project effectively. 

We thank you all for your great support.