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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...
  
By Zia Akhter Abbas Like ancient ruins re-inhabited by its erstwhile settlers, awakened from their slumber, the Government Primary School in Theh R...
  
At TCF, we firmly believe transparency is a key ingredient in maximising our impact because it strengthens relationships with supporters and leads ...
  
‘TCF is driven to implement good governance practices. As the Chairman of the Board, I want to ensure that the organisation is being managed effect...
  
by Usman Mujtaba TCF Alumni Development Programme (ADP) is a volunteer programme initiated in 2014 by TCF alumni and other students enrolled at som...
  
The Citizens Foundation (TCF) has been announced as one of the winners of UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy 2017. This year’s theme was ‘Literacy...
TCF recently held events across Karachi, Lahore and Dubai to celebrate the achievements of its outstanding alumni.  Witnessing the full scale of th...
  
Supporting worthy causes is not without its own challenges, helping the deserving and needy is harder than it may appear, and good intentions are r...

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