The Citizens Foundation-USA (TCF-USA) is a USA based non-profit that supports the education of underprivileged children. It has an active network of over 30 chapters in cities across the US.

TCF-USA supports the programs of The Citizens Foundation (TCF) in Pakistan, one of the leading organizations in the field of education. TCF was started in 1995 by a group of concerned citizens who wanted to bring about social change through education. In 22 years, it has built and operates 1,482 purpose-built schools providing quality education to 220,000 children with an all-female faculty of 12,000 teachers.

TCF-USA donors have built and support over 200 of these elementary & secondary schools with an enrollment of 65,000+ boys and girls.

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22

Years

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1482

School Units

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220000

Students


1,230,428,363

Hours spent by our children in school and off the streets

TCF's purpose-built schools are embedded in the heart of urban slums and rural communities
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TCF Model

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Catering to the most needy

Taking Schools to the Children

Embedding schools in the heart of urban slums & rural communities

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Purpose-built schools

All Female Faculty

All-female faculty & a 50% student gender ratio

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Ensuring Quality of Education

Ensuring a high quality of education

Beyond Basic Schooling

Holistic student development & alumni support

Community Development

Adult literacy and other community programs

Professional Management

Professional management




Donor Testimonials
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Making Eye Contact

Our eyes often give away our feelings when we are trying to hide them. I recently discovered how profound and overwhelming making eye contact could be.
I volunteer for a charity, The Citizen’s Foundation (TCF USA) in Pakistan. For the last twenty years, TCF has been on a mission to educate underprivileged children of Pakistan.Read More

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A Moving Experience

Seeing the kindergarten students sitting at their desks, listening intently as the teacher delivered the morning lessons – this was one of the most emotional moments of my visit.
A feeling of hope for these students’ future washed over me. I definitely did not expect my heart to be full of so much hope and love for these children.Read More

Sonia Baig Expresses her Gratitude

Sonia Baig Expresses Gratitude

“I was very impressed with the facilities and eagerness of all the children to learn because of the environment created in these schools”

Sonia, a young 14 year old TCF supporter from Minnesota, shares her experience at one of The Citizens Foundation schools.Read More


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