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The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified an acute learning crisis already facing Pakistan. Before the pandemic, Pakistan had the second-highest incidenc...
 
  
Before the pandemic, Rasool Baksh living in Makli (Sindh) hardly ever missed a day at school. So when schools reopened and he didn’t return to his ...
 
  
When the COVID-19 pandemic left their family with a surging debt, no income or a home to live in, Shahbaz and Mushtaq from the village Mirpur Sakro...
 
  
When her parents, both farmers, had their incomes slashed after the COVID-19 crisis, 10-year-old Iqra took up a job as a domestic worker to support...
 
  
Before the COVID-19 outbreak, Imtiaz, a TCF student of Class 4 in a small village of Tando Allahyar in Sindh, was dreaming of flying airplanes. Imt...
 
  
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...

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