Tamil Engineers Foundation History

Tamil Engineers Foundation (Engineers Charity Fund) was formed in later part of 2007 to collectively participate spiritually and morally for the long lasting peace at our home land. This is a non political, non profit and charity focused organisation and committed to help the needy and disadvantaged people.

Our Vision

The establishment and development of "Engineers Charity Fund" as a global caring charity organisation to help the needy and affected people in North and East of Sri Lanka and people living in similar circumstances in other countries.

Our Mission

To provide financial and moral support to help the needy school / university children, orphanage centres, hospitals and other charity organisations in North and east of Sri-Lanka while maintaining strong links with other charity organisations locally and internationally to achieve our vision.

Our Goals

  • Foster and maintain fellowship amongst the Engineers working in Australia and Overseas.
  • Provide financial and material assistance to Tamils living in the North and East and other parts of Sri Lanka.
  • Provide humanitarian assistance to orphanage centres, refugees, war victims and their families living in the North and East and other parts of Sri Lanka.
  • Maintain links with other Engineering Organisations/Associations or similar Associations in Australia and overseas to share and undertake co - ordinated development projects in the North and East and other parts of Sri Lanka.
  • Raise funds through donations from its members and well-wishers, organising concerts and cultural functions, and other activities for the purpose of meeting the stated aims and objectives.
  • Assist engineers migrating to Australia to find a suitable job by assisting them with the preparation of an application.
  • Develop "Engineering Charity Fund" as a global charity organisation to represent Engineers locally and internationally and undertake humanitarian projects to help the needy and disadvantaged people.

Our Values

  • Respect, care and help each other.
  • Maintain honesty, integrity and excellence.
  • Provide moral and financial support to needy and disadvantaged people.
  • Inspiring a legacy of social awareness and compassion.

Latest News/Projects

Funding to supply and install Medical Equipment to COVID Wards at Jaffna, Vavuniya & Trincomalee Hospitals

Published on 2021-10-03 @ 07:50:00 PM

ECF recently donated a sum of LKR 3.7 Million (Approximately AUD 25, 252) to Vavuniya, Jaffna and Trincomalee hospitals.COVID Delta Strain has caused immense stress to the hospitals in Sri Lanka and many other countries. Hospitals and medical staff are struggling to cope with the increased COVID patient admissions due to lack of medical equipment and resources. New COVID wards are being opened at the hospitals to manage the excessive patient admissions.We are pleased that many kind-hearted donors and well wishers have helped us to raise more than $30,000 in the last few weeks to provide medical assistance to the hospitals in Sri LankaECF have consulted the medical doctors at the Vavuniya, Jaffna and Trincomalee Hospitals and progressed the donations as detailed below.Read more...

Donation of 25 Oximeters to Trincomalee Hospital

Published on 2021-09-17 @ 07:32:00 PM

ECF recently donated 25 Oximeters to the Hospital at Trincomalee.The committee thanks Mr.Gunarachithan (Sydney) for his initiative & generous donation to ECF to get this project implemented.We also thank Mr. Nageswaran (E80) for coordinating the purchase & delivery of the Oximeters to the Trincomalee Hospital.Read more...

Revolving loan to establish livelihood income to 6 women headed families in Kopay, Jaffna

Published on 2021-08-28 @ 08:22:00 AM

ECF recently donated a sum of Rs.360,000 was provided as an interest free loan to 6 women headed families (Rs60,000 to each family) to establish livelihood income generating opportunities such as farming activities, sewing, corner shop, Goat/Cow rearing etc.) The fund recovered from the previous revolving loan project was used for this project. This project was initially funded by ECF in 2020 (Rs.40,000 for 9 families). Due to the current COVID lockdowns in SL many families of low socio-economic background have lost their daily income and severely impacted and the cost of living has risen significantly. As such, the revolving loan amount has now been increased to Rs.60,000 per family. The capital will be recovered in 15 months time and provided to another 6 women headed families in a revolving loan concept.This project was implemented by CCYE (Centre for Child & Youth Empowerment) at Jaffna with the guidance of Sivan Arul Illam of Thiruketheswaram. ECF has implemented more than 20 similar Revolving Loan Projects for the last 7 years and now they are providing the benefits to more than 250 women headed families every year.The committee thanks CCYE and Sivan Arul Illam of Thiruketheswaram (Dr. Jayamohan) for coordinating this project with keen interest. CCYE of Jaffna has taken proactive measures to monitor /implement this scheme during the COVID19 difficult period, their efforts are well appreciated. We are sure these types of Revolving Loan Projects will uplift the standard of living and eradicate the poverty in our homeland. Read more...

Quiz Competition in Maths and Science at Kilinochi funded by Tamil Engineers Foundation (Engineers Charity Fund)

Published on 2018-04-01 @ 08:41:00 PM

A TEF funded Maths & Science Quiz Competition was conducted by the staff & student union of Engineering Faculty at Kilinochchi during the Eng. week in early 2018.Read more...

Thai Pongal Villa at Sydney Murugan Temple - 2018 - Tamil Engineers Foundation (Engineers Charity Fund)

Published on 2018-01-22 @ 09:37:00 AM

We are glad that many of you participated in the Thai Pongal Day activities at Sydney Murugan Temple on 14th Jan (Sunday). The activities i.e. bajan, lunch and evening prasatham progressed very well and was well coordinated. The lunch (Rice with 5 Vegetable Curries, Pappadam & Payasam) was served to approximately 1750 devotees and the evening prasatham ( Kadalai ) was also served to many devotees.It was indeed a great accomplishment.Read more...

Tamil Engineers Foundation (Engineers Charity Fund) - Provision of Clothing to 50 Children at 3 Orphanages at Trincomalee

Published on 2017-12-14 @ 09:15:00 AM

Tamil Engineers Foundation provided Rs 213,000.00 ($2000.00) to "Livelihood Trincomalee" to distribute new clothes to 50 children from the following three orphanages in Trincomalee area.Read more...