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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

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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

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Younis Khan to auction his bat for TCF

Internationally acclaimed cricketer and former captain of Pakistan’s national cricket team, Younis Khan, paid a visit to TCF’s Sirhindi Goth in Steel Town, Karachi to engage with the students and observe the campus and educational facilities being provided by TCF.

Having scored over 9,000 runs, Khan holds the record as Pakistan’s …Read More

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From darkness comes darkness

Published in The Express Tribune

By Chris Cork

March 10th, 2016; The wonderful, and not so wonderful, world of education in Pakistan has never ceased to both amaze and appall me. The work of The Citizens Foundation (TCF) and the groundbreaking efforts of DeafReach are positively inspiring. Likewise the tiny St Sarah …Read More

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Information Session at DUHS by TCF Ambassadors – IBA

An information session, conducted by the TCF Ambassadors at IBA, was held at Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS), Ishrat-ul-Ebad Campus of Oral Sciences on 20th January, 2016. The session primarily intended to convey the message of the TCF Alumni Development Program (ADP) to one of the top tier universities …Read More

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From Obscurity to Soaring Heights

“Almost 43% of TCF graduates secure A+ and A grades. Many of them feel that money is the barrier that keeps them from going to some of the top universities in Pakistan. I want them to believe that if they work hard and focus, they can break through all these …Read More

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TCF Vocational Training Project

TCF is currently heading 14 vocational training centers to help women within the communities around its established campuses, to develop a means for their livelihood.

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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

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The 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 …Read More

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Education Will Make Pakistan’s Youth an Asset

This post originally appeared in the HuffingtonPost written by Los-Angeles based freelance journalist David Gardner for The Citizens Foundation

Imagine sending your children to school and there are no teachers.

You might go to the principal’s office to see what’s going on and to ask when the staff is likely to return. …Read More

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A Fervent Student

12 year old Jameela is a grade V student studying in TCF Mansehra Campus located in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Hailing from a lower middle class family Jameela has five siblings, three of whom are also studying in the same school. “English is my favourite subject and I love to write, reading takes …Read More