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Abdullah’s Passion for Education

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

185

Working Her Way Through

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

184

The Journey of Mansoor and Mairaj

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

183

Paving her Way to Success

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

181

Maryam’s Conviction

Maryam did her matriculation from TCF Amir-uddin Campus in Bhai Pheru, Punjab. Her family went through a tough time due to her father’s sudden death. Amidst all this, Maryam’s mother worked very hard to make ends meet while also taking care of her two physically and mentally challenged children.

Emotionally drained, …Read More

180

A Fruitful Journey

Parveen, mother of five children and wife of a labourer, belongs to a village in District Mianwali. Education of females was looked down upon in her village, so she was not allowed by her family to attend school.

“Sometimes, my children would ask me for help with their school work and …Read More

179

An Automotive Engineer in the Making

Fahad is a bright student who completed his Matriculation from TCF Juma Himmayati Goth in 2011, securing an A+ grade. He then went on to complete his Intermediate in 2013. Fahad is fond of cars since childhood as he assisted his father in his workshop “I love cars! I used …Read More

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Naila’s Passion for Writing

Naila is a hardworking student of class II at TCF Ohio Primary Campus, Khyber Paktunkhwa. She has a pleasant personality and her friends enjoy her company. Naila’s father is the only breadwinner of the family and her mother is a housewife.

Naila’s favourite subject is Urdu and she likes writing stories. …Read More

177

Najma Inspires

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

176

How Education Changed my World

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

175

An Artistic Soul

Sumaira Ilyas is a 13 year old student, studying in grade IV of the TCF Taisar Town Campus II in Karachi. She hails from a family of six siblings and very supportive parents. Sumaira takes great pride in her studies, and is a hardworking student,

“I am so thankful to TCF …Read More

174

An Aspiring Writer

Awais Maqsood is a TCF student studying in grade V at the Ejaz Khan Campus in Domeli, Jhelum. He lives with his grandparents as his parents passed away when he was very young.

With a heart of gold, Awais is also a top scorer in his class with a very bright …Read More

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A Fervent Student

12 year old Jameela is a grade V student studying in TCF Mansehra Campus located in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Hailing from a lower middle class family Jameela has five siblings, three of whom are also studying in the same school. “English is my favourite subject and I love to write, reading takes …Read More

172

Standing Tall

Studying at the Hamida Amin Kothawala Campus in Gadap, Syed Umer is a self made student. At 15 years of age, Umer not only studies hard to improve his grades, but also works at a utility store after school hours to support his family.

“Every day after school, I work at …Read More

171

The Road to Awareness

“When I was a child I used to feel inferior to girls who used to go to school in my neighborhood… I knew that education could not become my preference at that point in life” shares Musarrat. Thus, on finding out about the Aagahi Programme, she enrolled quickly, finding a …Read More

170

At the Peak of Her Potential

Anoosha is a hard working student currently studying in TCF Radiant Way Campus I, in Khushab – Khyberpakhtunkhwa. Her father found out about TCF School through word of mouth and got her admitted as it was close to their community. Hailing from a humble background, Anoosha’s parents were motivated to …Read More

169

Leading Change

Noor Jehan works as an aya at the Altaf Agha V Primary School in Bhittaiabad, Karachi. An ordinary woman with an extraordinary devotion towards TCF.

“During my job at TCF, I realized the importance of education and promised myself to educate all of my five children”. Nobody from her family had …Read More

168

An Aspiring Doctor

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

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Basra Bai’s Determination

Basra Bai works as an aya at TCF Abu Dhabi Campus I. She is a simple woman and considers her work her first priority. “I wake up early and try to reach school soon so that I have ample time to clean and tidy up the place before the students …Read More