The Citizens Foundation (TCF) has taken over management responsibilities of 89 Government schools across Pakistan in order to help improve the quality of education, school administration and enrolment of out-of-school children.Read More
“My father was afraid that if he let me continue with school my relatives will say bad things about me. After all, we are a conservative society. I told my father, ‘Let’s not be scared of doing something which is right. Going to school is not wrong.’ He agreed … …Read More
“Akhter was really worried about money. He wasn’t able to make ends meet for his family so I offered him a loan for his business. I’m a bridge between people who want to help and the ones who need help. I get enormous satisfaction from knowing that education has empowered …Read More
This interview, taken by Justin L. Wilson, was originally published in International Policy Digest
The Citizens Foundation (TCF) is one of the largest non-profit organization in Pakistan in the field of education. It was founded in 1995 by a group of citizens in Karachi.
TCF’s CEO, Asaad Ayub Ahmad, has been an …Read More
The Twelfth TCF Golf Tournament, organized by The Citizens Foundation, was held on the 20th of December at Karachi Golf Club Karsaz. The two day tournament was held as part of an annual fundraising event aimed at empowering more underprivileged children across Pakistan with an opportunity to transform their lives …Read More
Najma Baloch is a teacher at TCF Abu Dhabi Campus I, in Karachi. She is strong and independent woman, who single handedly takes care of her family as her husband stays unwell.
“I teach students of Grade I and am so grateful to TCF for giving me the opportunity to give …Read More
From a very young age, Kulsoom was anxious to learn how to read and write. Her parents used to work in the fields and she would often accompany them to give them a hand.
For a short time she did get the opportunity to take a few classes at school but …Read More
Nine year old, Murtaza is a hardworking and intelligent student studying in grade IV at TCF Nargis Noorani Campus, Karachi. He has two siblings who are also enrolled in TCF School. Murtaza has an inclination towards reading Islamic history and has completed reading the Quran. He possesses good public speaking …Read More
Today is International Women’s Day for Peace and Disarmament (IWDPD). May 24th as IWDPD began in Europe in the early 1980s, when hundreds of thousands of women organised against nuclear weapons and the arms race. The day was created by women, for women.
Over the years activities have taken place all …Read More
SHAZMA’S SMILE: THE NEW FACE OF EDUCATION IN PAKISTAN
The Citizens Foundation (TCF) is celebrating reaching its goal of 1000 schools across Pakistan. As a result of their work THIS is the face of the future for girls in some of the world’s most impoverished communities.
Shazma never dreamed of going to school. …Read More