Improving the lives of children affected by HIV & AIDS

The Ratan Engineer Memorial Fund

At the suggestion of Ratan’s family, and many of his friends and colleagues, we have set up a Memorial Fund to commemorate our dear friend, and Egmont Trustee, Ratan Engineer, who sadly passed away earlier this year.  

How to Give


Listed below are a number of ways to give to the Memorial Fund. If you would like to find out more about the Fund before making a donation please contact

Donate Online

The quickest and easiest way to give is online, via BTMyDonate.

Click the button to donate online securely, via BT MyDonate. You will be taken to The Ratan Engineer Memorial Fund page on the Egmont Trust's BT MyDonate profile in a seperate window.

Cheques & Bank Transfer

You can also donate directly to us. Cheques should be made payable to 'Egmont Trust' and posted to us at Temple Court, Cathedral Road, Cardiff CF11 9HA. To donate via direct bank transfer, our bank details are:

Bank name: Clydesdale Bank plc

Sort code: 82-04-03

Account number: 10307910

Account name: The Egmont Trust

Standing Order

If you would like to give to the Fund on a regular basis please click the button to download a Standing Order Request form.

Gift Aid

If you donate to the Fund and you're a UK tax payer, you can increase the value of your donation at no extra cost to you.

Thanks to the Government's Gift Aid Scheme, we will be able to claim back 25p for every £1 you donate. All you have to do is indicate your permission by completing and returning this form to us, either by post or email.

US Donations

Please click here to find out how to donate from the US.

How Your Money Helps


Improves household nutrition for an elderly carer of orphaned children


Helps a family introduce protein to their diet and generate income, paying for 2 rabbits, a cage and instructions on rabbit-rearing


Pays for a year’s school fees and shelter for a girl at risk on the streets


Buys an industrial sewing machine to use in training 6 girls a year in dress-making


Supplies 5 schools with irrigation equipment (hose-pipes, watering cans, sprinklers, rakes) to establish vegetable gardens, increasing food supply


Educates 20 teachers (who will go on to teach 500 school children) about transmission and prevention of HIV & AIDS


Buys enough maize, soya beans, wheat, sesame and millet, for the year, to prepare nutritious flour for 100 vulnerable children's households


Facilitates access to medical treatment, counselling and monitoring the well-being of 50 HIV+ children whilst also addressing family social issues


Funds door to door testing and counselling in remote areas with difficult access for 1,200 people


Provides monthly nutritional support and hygiene materials to 175 vulnerable children and destitute families affected by HIV & AIDS for a year


Provides one year's tuition and materials for 36 HIV vulnerable young women enrolled in vocational courses such as tailoring, catering, interior decorating, and pre-school training


Trains 1,050 farmers in functional literacy, numeracy and business