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Celebrating the mission of TCF!

Supporting worthy causes is not without its own challenges, helping the deserving and needy is harder than it may appear, and good intentions are rarely enough. Impactful philanthropy is rewarding but simultaneously challenging. In my view there are few causes that are as meaningful as supporting quality education in a …Read More

Mufti Ibrahim Isa Talks About Zakat Management at TCF

The following is an excerpt from the interview conducted with Mufti Ibrahim Isa, Shariah advisor for The Citizens Foundation.

Mufti Ibrahim sahib, please tell us about your academic background and your current professional commitments.

I have completed my 8 year ‘Dars-e-Nizami’ course followed by a 3 year degree in ‘Takhassus-fil-Iftah’, from the …Read More

TCF College – The Bridge to Tertiary Education

TCF’s first college in Karachi with a capacity of 400 students, commenced operations this year. The College is part of TCF’s response to the significant challenges TCF alumni face after their Matriculation. With virtually no classes being conducted even at well-regarded government colleges in Karachi, most students at these institutions …Read More

April 2016: Schools opened to a new Chapter in TCF’s History

Having crossed the 1000 school units milestone, TCF has now launched its Government Schools Programme (GSP) to enter into Public Private Partnership (PPP) with the provincial governments in order to realise its goal for further expansion and outreach. TCF intends to utilise its experience and professional expertise to effectively manage the adopted …Read More

Beautiful Schools for Beautiful Children

Open sewers and lines of garbage clutter around the broken road. Barefoot children play in dirty puddles along with buzzing flies and tired-looking dogs. The houses are small, makeshift, with narrow doorframes and no doors. This isn’t a picture limited to one location – there are hundreds of thousands of …Read More

Bank a Book for TCF children with Coca-Cola

Karachi Literature Festival (KLF) is around the corner and the city is buzzing with excitement. Over the years, the Festival has established its popularity amongst the Karachi crowds and has become an event not to miss. Apart from promoting literature, an important aspect of intellectual growth, here’s one more reason …Read More

This Father-son Duo inspired over $3.1m in Donations

The following article has originally been published on NBCNews.com and was contributed by their staff writer Erik Ortiz with the help of Amjad Noorani and David Gardner (of TCF-USA) as a final tribute to the father-son duo who sacrificed their lives in a journey to raise funds for the education of …Read More

This is Something Every Girl Needs!

The following post has been submitted by a TCF volunteer, Durraiz Vazeer, in recognition of the International Day of Girl Child. Durraiz is currently completing his BSc in Economics, Politics and Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin in Canada. 

International Day of the Girl Child, a globally recognised day declared by …Read More