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“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...
 
  
The following is an excerpt from the interview conducted with Mufti Ibrahim Essa, Shariah advisor for The Citizens Foundation. Mufti Essa completed...
 
  
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 signif...
 
  
Having crossed the 1000 school units milestone, TCF has now launched its Government Schools Programme (GSP) to enter into Public Private Partnershi...
 
  
Open sewers and lines of garbage clutter around the broken road. Barefoot children play in dirty puddles along with buzzing flies and tired-looking...
 
  
Karachi Literature Festival (KLF) is around the corner and the city is buzzing with excitement. Over the years, the Festival has established its po...
 
  
The following post has been submitted by a TCF volunteer, Durraiz Vazeer, in recognition of the International Day of Girl Child. Durraiz is current...

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