Originally published in Dawn.
By Irfan Husain
PAKISTAN is a country of paradoxes: while we rank 105th in terms of Gross National Income (GNI), we are placed fourth in the world for the amount we give to charity as a percentage of our per capita income.
As a result, some 45,000 not-for-profit …Read More
Published in the Inter Press Service News Agency
By Zofeen Ebrahim
KARACHI, May 21 2015 (IPS) – Khalil Ahmed’s life story sounds like it could have come straight out of the plot of a Bollywood flick, but it didn’t. And that makes it all the more inspiring.
Residents of the sleepy town of …Read More
Mushtaq Chhapra is a Schwab Foundation 2015 Social Entrepreneur of the Year Awardee
Pakistan frequently makes headlines for the instability in its sociopolitical structure. Paradoxically, the country also has a major asset it can be proud of: a burgeoning population under the age of 15 comprising 35% of the country’s 180 …Read More
Published in the Qatar Airways In-Flight Magazine
In Pakistan alone, the literacy rate stands at a meagre 55 percent (UNESCO, 2014), constituting one of the lowest literacy rates in the world. TCF was founded in 1995, as a response to these rates, by a group of citizens determined to resolve the education …Read More