Success Stories

 

Date: Mar 18, 15 TCF Alumni gives back

Shabina Kanwal studied from TCF School in Saifal Goth, Karachi. She is now teaching at a TCF Primary School in Saindad and simultaneously studying for a Bachelors degree. Her successful academic phase and currently her respectable job have greatly influenced her conservative extended-family. Her uncles, aunts and other relatives are convinced that girls should be sent to school. Shabina’s cousin Mehak, is a grade VIII student at TCF School.

When speaking about their student days, TCF Alumni... Read More

Date: Mar 06, 15 A drive of optimism

Alfana started teaching at TCF Bhai Pheru Campus, Kasur-Punjab in the year 2000. After the completion of her ten year service she was awarded the ‘Long Service Award’. She was appointed as the principal of TCF Primary School Baherwal, Houston Campus II, Patoki. Alfana has also been involved in the year round TCF Faculty’s training and currently completing her MA in Urdu Literature.

Her father who is a retired Govt. officer was the main source of inspiration for what she has achieved today; he... Read More

Date: Feb 19, 15 Abdullah's passion for education

Studying in grade I at TCF St. Louis Missouri Campus in Ghazi Minara, Sheikhupura, Abdullah is a very ambitious and playful child according to his teachers “I want to join the police force when I grow up”, says Abdullah. His mother is employed at the same campus as support staff while Abdullah and his sister are enrolled on full scholarship. He tries to help out his mother by working as a sales boy at a small store nearby. “Abdullah used to roam around in the streets but when a TCF School... Read More

Date: Feb 04, 15 Working her way through

Overcoming adversity and embracing life, Ujala is a diligent student of grade II at TCF St. Louis Missouri Campus in Ghazi Minara, Sheikhupura, Punjab. This promising 8 year old comes across as a very bright and quick-witted student, hence, is highly valued by her teachers. Ujala’s mother supports her family by stitching clothes at home and Ujala helps her with small tasks such as stitching buttons, hemming and ironing clothes. “Life has been so tough on my child, She helps me with my work and... Read More

Date: Jan 28, 15 Journey of Mansoor and Mairaj

The two friends, Mansoor and Mairaj, both joined TCF in 2002 in Grade I, when the first TCF Campus was inaugurated in Rehri Goth which is an urban slum in Karachi. They had previously been studying in a local government school, but transferred to TCF Infaq Campus where they cleared their matriculation exams.

“At the time when our TCF School was built, there was little prior awareness of education in our area. We were brought up in a community where fishing was the main source of livelihood,... Read More

Date: Jan 16, 15 Paving her way to success

Urooba Yousuf is a confident and self motivated student, whose self belief is second to none. Hailing from a humble background, her father works as a salesman in an electronic market while her mother teaches at a TCF school to support the family. This determined soul studied from TCF BGP Campus which is located in an urban slum called Khuda Ki basti in Taiser Town- Karachi.

Urooba’s hard work led her to obtain scholarship to complete intermediate studies. Through TCF, Urooba obtained an... Read More

Date: Jan 06, 15 Shakeela's passion for education

Shakeela Farrukh is a teacher at TCF Al Ameen Campus. She completed her matriculation from this school, but could not make her way through to college due to family pressure and restrictions. “My father did not allow me to study further; he believed that higher education is not meant for women. Today, I have proved him wrong and he is proud of me now”

Despite all the resistance from her father, she stayed determined to fulfill her dreams. TCF wishes her best of luck and we hope that she... Read More