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The Citizens Foundation (TCF) has signed an MoU with the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE) regarding the affiliation of...
  
Life can be difficult. While we may not be able to overcome all challenges, we can develop the skills to cope with adversity. Here’s Aamna, a TCF s...
  
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...
“A policewoman? What kind of a job is that for a girl?” Iram’s relatives would ask her mother. At the time, TCF alumna Iram from Kalabagh, Punjab, ...
In a kindergarten classroom in Islamkot, a tehsil (township) in the Tharparkar Desert in Sindh, a child named Mehtab eagerly writes his name in Eng...
The Citizens Foundation (TCF) is the winner of South Asia’s “Best Presented Annual Report Award 2019” in the Non-Government Organization category, ...
Buckle and Seam, a Germany-based company manufacturing premium leather goods in Pakistan, has joined hands with The Citizens Foundation, one of the...
The Citizens Foundation (TCF) and The Orange Tree Foundation (OTF) have signed an agreement whereby OTF will support TCF in keeping learning alive ...
  
Nine-year-old Khadija, hailing from Lyari, a slum in Karachi, is not shy to dream big! She grew up playing football in the narrow streets and alley...
  
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...