Alfana started teaching at TCF Bhai Pheru Campus, Kasur-Punjab in the year 2000. After the completion of her ten year service she was awarded the ‘Long Service Award’. She was appointed as the principal of TCF Primary School Baherwal, Houston Campus II, Patoki. Alfana has also been involved in the …Read More
Originally Published in The Opinion
By Mushtaq Chhapra
Sometimes, it’s more comfortable just to tune out bad news. The dripping tap of negativity in the media can eventually become so dehumanizing, it define a country like Pakistan in the eyes of the world, then something so terrible happens that you simply have …Read More
Studying in grade I at TCF St. Louis Missouri Campus in Ghazi Minara, Sheikhupura, Abdullah is a very ambitious and playful child according to his teachers “I want to join the police force when I grow up”, says Abdullah. His mother is employed at the same campus as support staff …Read More
TCF extends its deepest and heartfelt condolences on the tragic and untimely demise of Lucy Monro. It was a huge loss for the entire Humanitarian Community she supported and for TCF Family in particular.
To celebrate her illustrious life, TCF arranged a small memorial at the Head Office, to pay homage …Read More
Originally published in Express Tribune
A day before the release, Zafar has penned an emotional letter, highlighting the importance of giving back to society:
For years, you have seen me sing, dance, act and perform to entertain you. My gratitude for your love, appreciation and admiration, can never be expressed through words.
Therefore …Read More
Overcoming adversity and embracing life, Ujala is a diligent student of grade II at TCF St. Louis Missouri Campus in Ghazi Minara, Sheikhupura, Punjab. This promising 8 year old comes across as a very bright and quick-witted student, hence, is highly valued by her teachers. Ujala’s mother supports her family …Read More
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