I Was Married at 11-Years-Old
I have very scarce memories of my childhood before school. I remember playing with friends in muddy puddles after it rained…
Fruit-seller’s son, TCF alumnus graduates from GIKI
In a small, mud-brick house of Khuda ki Basti, a slum in Karachi, the power is out, mosquitos are buzzing around, and rainwater…
Ostracised, evicted and arrested: Pakistani rickshaw driver risks all to educate his daughters
Amjad Ali paid a heavy price for refusing to sell off his girls for marriage – but their happiness and academic success are his reward
Celebrating the life & work of Mr. Amjad Noorani
The Citizens Foundation, USA pays its deepest respects to the life and contribution of Mr. Amjad Noorani who passed away on the 3rd of June, 2022. An activist for education reforms in Pakistan, Mr Noorani served as a Director on the board of TCF-USA and dedicated over twenty years of his life to TCF and the cause of education.
Jazz & TCF to Digitally Transform Over 1600 Schools in Pakistan
Jazz, Pakistan’s leading 4G operator and internet and broadband service provider, has collaborated…
Veteran leader and TCF alumnus launch a book on Pakistan’s Education System
Agents of Change, a the book co-authored by TCF-USA’s director, Amjad Noorani and TCF alumnus Nadeem Hussain…
TCF-USA has earned a 2021 Platinum Seal of Transparency by GuideStar
We are proud to announce that The Citizens Foundation, USA has earned a 2021 Platinum Seal of Transparency this year which is GuideStar’s newest and highest level of recognition!
TCF’s Mother Tongue Based Learning Initiative
According to UNESCO, ‘A major reason for poor performance of many linguistic and ethnic minority children is that they are often taught in a language they struggle to understand. It limits their ability to develop foundations for later learning and negatively…..
Half Ironman Traithlon – Talal Khan
A Half Ironman is a grueling triathlon event encompassing a 1.2 mile (1920m) open water ocean swim, a 56 mile (90km) bicycle ride, and a 13.1 mile (10km) run back to back. My aim is to participate in the Half Ironman on November 3, 2019 in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico….
Givelight Foundation Is Partnering With TCF To Give 200 Orphans A Brighter Future
GiveLight Foundation was inspired by a desire to come to the help of the victims of the 2004 tsunami that devastated many coastal communities in Asia.
Supporting Nonprofit Organizations Using Design For Positive Impact
Since 2014, children in children in urban slums and poor rural communities have been attending school in beautiful, comfortable and well lit building thank to TCF and Autodesk.
I support TCF to educate Pakistan
When I look back at my time at the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute (GIKI), I remember it among my fondest moments. After all, it was here where I was exposed to new ideas, experienced some of my happiest but also saddest times and built relationships that will last a lifetime.
4-star rating 4 years in a row
Charity Navigator says TCF-USA outperforms most other charities in America.
TCF-USA has been awarded a 4-star rating for the fourth consecutive year by Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent evaluator of charities…
TCF-USA Boston Chapter Hosts 4th Annual Gala
Event Date: September, 09th 2017
The Boston community came together on September 9th to celebrate Eid with their TCF family. Over 250 community members attended the event…
UNESCO honours TCF’s Adult Literacy Programme – ‘Aagahi’
The Citizens Foundation (TCF) has been announced as one of the winners of UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy 2017. This year’s theme was ‘Literacy in a digital world’…
TCF New Jersey Teams Hosts Picnic
The New Jersey Chapter held a Picnic in the Park event on July 23rd at the Turkey Swamp Park. 170+ guests attended with their families, playing games…
TCF and BBQ
The Seattle Chapter held a BBQ event on Saturday, July 8, 2017, to bring awareness about TCF in the community. With nearly 100 people at the event…
TCF-USA Participates in the Annual ISNA Conference
The 54th Annual ISNA conference was held in Chicago on the weekend of 30th to July 3rd, 2017. With a lively bazaar, art exhibit, entertainment, film festival, and much more…
Celebrating the mission of TCF!
Supporting worthy causes is not without its own challenges, helping the deserving and needy is harder than it may appear, and good intentions are rarely enough. Impactful philanthropy is rewarding but simultaneously challenging. In my view there are few causes that are as meaningful as supporting quality education in a country like Pakistan…
TCF-USA, KANSAS PLAYS CRICKET FOR A CAUSE … THE TCF CAUSE!
Move over, Shahid Afridi! TCF-Kansas holds their first annual gala on the cricket pitch. Both mens’ and womens’ teams got their bowlers ready and their batsmen/batswomen in position. Here is a message from our friends in Kansas:
The sun was out, overcast clouds, gentle breeze, wonderful friends, delicious food and two …Read More