About TCF

The Citizens Foundation (TCF) is a professionally managed, non-profit organization set up in 1995 by a group of citizens who wanted to bring about positive social change through education. 28 years later, TCF is now one of Pakistan’s leading organizations in the field of education for the less privileged.


Positive Change

To remove barriers of class and privilege to make the citizens of Pakistan agents of positive change.


Education / Future

Through the power of quality education enabling moral, spiritual and intellectual enlightenment.





Positive Conduct



School Units




Our Model

Catering to the most needy

Embedding schools in the heart of urban slums & rural communities

Purpose-built schools

All female faculty & a 50% female student gender ratio

Ensuring a high quality of education

Holistic student development & alumni support

Uplifting the entire community

Professional Management

TCF Schools

TCF embeds its purpose-built schools in the heart of
urban slums and rural communities

TCF Education Programmes

Our education programme is designed to deliver
superior learning outcomes

Customized textbooks

In-depth teacher training

Quality assurance

TCF Volunteer and Alumni Programmes

Our volunteer and alumni programmes aim for holistic
development of our students

Rahbar Programme is designed to mentor & empower TCF students

Alumni Development Programme prepares TCF alumni for admission in some of the finest universities

We conduct career counselling sessions with our graduating students to help them attain their academic & professional goals

Summer Camp engages and develops Primary school students through games & other drama-based activities

TCF Community Programmes

Our community programmes are focused on developing thriving communities around our schools

Our Aagahi Programme imparts functional literacy skills to women in school communities

We install water purification plants to provide clean water

We are providing vocational training to expand economic opportunities for women

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TCF News & Stories

The Citizens Foundation (TCF) and the Institute of Development & Economic Alternatives (IDEAS) are pleased to announce their collaboration on a re
At a roadside dhaba (tea shack) in Qasim Bughio village in Hala (Sindh), TCF student Gul Muhammad brews and serves tea from sundown to midnight. Gul M
The sun was setting on the dusty streets of Bhai Pheru in Punjab as Ayesha stood before the Chaudhry (the tribal leader of the village), alongside her
Growing up, Aqsa often saw her parents struggle to pay for her education. They would often have to forego meals to cover the cost of her education at
TCF Alumna, Kainat Ansari is one of the most inspiring young girls we have ever met. Her story is nothing short of remarkable. Despite growing up in a
The Citizens Foundation (TCF) and the Citi Foundation expanded their partnership for the sixth year to implement the ‘21st Century Employability and