The two friends, Mansoor and Mairaj, both joined TCF in 2002 in Grade I, when the first TCF Campus was inaugurated in Rehri Goth which is an urban slum in Karachi. They had previously been studying in a local government school, but transferred to TCF Infaq Campus where they cleared …Read More
Originally published in the Inter Press Service News Agency
By Zofeen Ebrahim
KARACHI, Jan 21 2015 (IPS) – As a wave of outrage, crossing Pakistan’s national borders, continues a month after the Dec. 16 attack on a school in the northern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, some citizens are turning away from collective expressions …Read More
Urooba Yousuf is a confident and self motivated student, whose self belief is second to none. Hailing from a humble background, her father works as a salesman in an electronic market while her mother teaches at a TCF school to support the family. This determined soul studied from TCF BGP …Read More
Originally Published in Dawn
By Shazia Hasan
He learned the piano at six, picked up the guitar at 16 and used the Internet to teach himself a bunch of other things. Now he makes a tabla and dholak out of his acoustic guitar while also playing with its strings, taps and …Read More
Published in The Guardian
By Madiha Qureshi
After Peshawar, Pakistan must not turn a blind eye to the connection between its ghost schools and the growth of radicalism in its most neglected regions.
Eight years ago, I briefly held what was perhaps the best job in Pakistan. I was the documenter of good …Read More
Aao Parhao, an Express Media group initiative in collaboration with IlM Ideas, is a call-to-action campaign with a specific objective to raise the profile of the teaching profession- increase its value and respect in society as key agents of change, thereby motivating and inspiring highly qualified young adults to enter …Read More
Published in The Express Tribune
Pakistan isn’t an extraordinary country. But Pakistan is a country brimming with extraordinary people. They are not perfect – yet therein lies their beauty. Extraordinary Pakistanis don’t wait for a perfect opportunity, a perfect personality or a perfect external landscape to make an impact.
This is the …Read More