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Every morning, 13-year-old Marium collects fresh water for her family by taking a one hour trek down the steep hills of Chamankotli, a vi...
 
  
On 19 August 2020, we lost a beloved member of the TCF family – Shahid Jalal. Shahid, along with being a distinguished landscape painter and a reci...
 
Daughters of a rickshaw driver from a broken neighbourhood of Korangi are on their path to success through education.
 
A brave mother suffering from cancer maintains her emotional resilience while her daughter is beginning to find her path to becoming a doctor.
 
A young boy decides to become a nurse after witnessing his loved ones struggle to get emergency care at hospitals.
 
A boy in the scorching heat of Naushahro Feroze is shaping pots to make some money off his sweat and clay.
 
  
A Learning model that makes perfect sense! According to UNESCO, ‘A major reason for poor performance of many linguistic and ethnic minority childre...
 
As the sun came up in Jhangesar, a small fishing village in Sindh, anxiety started creeping up on ten-year-old Shaheen. The strong s...
 
“What is there to learn in a classroom? Most girls your age are married already. Instead of burying your head in books, you should be learnin...
 
Our love for Pakistan knows no boundaries but how well do we know our history? On their recent visit to a TCF school, TCF Goodwill Ambassadors, Har...
 
On this day, two years ago, TCF’s adult literacy programme, Aagahi, was awarded the UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy. It was an important acknow...
 
Every morning, ten-year-old Raveena heads out into the lush green fields of Tando Allahyar, Sindh, where she spends the next few hours harvesting c...
 
The future of Pakistan is tied to the fate of its children – millions of whom are still deprived of a chance to go to school. 31 artists join...
 
“My interest in taekwondo developed when I was 8. My cousin had signed up for martial arts classes near our home in Ittehad town, a low-income sett...
 
It was 2007; thousands of people were forced to flee their homes in Bajaur Agency as the Pakistan Army intensified its operation against the milita...
 
When she was little, Samina Noreen, living in Moza Kot Sharif, a small village in the Chiniot district of Punjab used to rouse from her sleep for p...
 
“My parents enrolled me in kindergarten at TCF School, Sumar Goth Campus, located near the coastline of Karachi, but soon pulled me out because it ...
 
“It was just another morning in Muzaffarabad; I was pregnant with my fourth child, busy getting my chores done, when suddenly the ground seemed to ...
 
“Hurry up, beti (daughter), it is time to pick,” calls Zainab’s mother as she wakes her up before the break of dawn. Zainab knows that it is going ...
 
  
“It’s very heart-breaking to see a child in jail whose family has given up on him because they are either too poor to fight for his rights or too b...
 
  
By Tehmina Qureshi Under the Alumni Development Programme, TCF alumni are teaming up with spirited volunteers to create unprecedented opportunities...

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