AN UNFORGETTABLE JOURNEY

Uneza Akhtar, Director of Administration, Completes 10 Years of Service at TCF-USA

The brief given to me was to write my TCF story and experience working with the organization for 10 years. If I say that day one seems like yesterday, it would not be an exaggeration. The most meaningful …Read More

CODING IN KARACHI

TCF Volunteer, Amani Ahmed, holds computer science workshop for TCF students.
March 21, 2016
A few years ago I was introduced to the TCF family when I attended my first TCF Gala for the Washington chapter in 2012. I was truly amazed at TCF’s dedication to enriching the lives of impoverished children …Read More

PAKISTAN’S PROMISING PATTERNS

For over 15 years, there was always an excuse.
Too much happening at work. Cost. Security.
Whatever the reason, I had not returned to Pakistan since 1997. But this year I ran out of excuses and decided to join my father for a three week trip that took us from villages …Read More

This Father-son Duo inspired over $3.1m in Donations

The following article has originally been published on NBCNews.com and was contributed by their staff writer Erik Ortiz with the help of Amjad Noorani and David Gardner (of TCF-USA) as a final tribute to the father-son duo who sacrificed their lives in a journey to raise funds for the education of …Read More

This is Something Every Girl Needs!

The following post has been submitted by a TCF volunteer, Durraiz Vazeer, in recognition of the International Day of Girl Child. Durraiz is currently completing his BSc in Economics, Politics and Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin in Canada. 

International Day of the Girl Child, a globally recognised day declared by …Read More

Education Will Make Pakistan’s Youth an Asset

This post originally appeared in the HuffingtonPost written by Los-Angeles based freelance journalist David Gardner for The Citizens Foundation

Imagine sending your children to school and there are no teachers.

You might go to the principal’s office to see what’s going on and to ask when the staff is likely to return. …Read More

Let’s Fix Pakistan’s Broken Education System

Pakistan faces a multitude of serious challenges, many of them connected to the lack of a viable education system for its poor masses. Widespread illiteracy and dismal pedagogical standards are overwhelming problems.

Well-meaning but largely symbolic actions – such as a recent constitutional amendment which mandates free primary and secondary education, …Read More

A JOURNEY OF 100 KILOMETERS FOR THE CITIZENS FOUNDATION

The terrorist attack on a a public school where more than 140 individuals were killed (most of them children) sent shock waves across the world and left a mark on British-Pakistani, Talha Khan. Troubled by this egregious act and its larger implications for Pakistan, Talha Khan decided to take action. …Read More