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The Power Of A Father’s Dream

The Power Of A Father’s Dream

It’s 7:00 am. Amjad, while sitting cross legged on the floor, in a small room of his home in Korangi, is having breakfast with his wife and six daughters, all clustered around the food mat…Read More

On The Spinning Wheel

On The Spinning Wheel

As temperatures peak at midday, Aslam, a student of class 3 in the TCF School in Naushahro Feroze, Sindh, returns home. Without a moment’s delay, eight-year-old Aslam changes into his home attire before taking his place behind the spinning wheel…Read More

A Nurse On Duty

A Nurse On Duty

In the twilight of dawn each day, Adnan wakes up to the incessant chirping of crickets. He puts on a crisp white uniform, and clips a badge onto its pocket labelled, Assistant Nurse, The Aga Khan Hospital. As he steps into the hospital’s red brick…Read More

A Mother’s Prayer

A Mother’s Prayer

The house is sparkling. There is not a speck of dust to be seen, I observe as Rabia, a student of TCF School, Chamankotli Campus in Muzaffarabad, quickly leads me into her small courtyard where her mother…Read More

A Will Unshaken

“What is there to learn in a classroom? Most girls your age are married already. Instead of burying your head in books, you should be learning household chores.”…Read More

Towards the Light

“It was just another morning in Muzaffarabad; I was pregnant with my fourth child, busy getting my chores done, when suddenly the ground seemed to sway one way and the house lurched the other. Instantly I knew that it was an earthquake…Read More

Fighting Against the Odds

“My interest in taekwondo developed when I was 8. My cousin had signed up for martial arts classes near our home in Ittehad town, a low-income settlement on the outskirts of Karachi. I started going there with him to learn different forms…Read More

Breaking the Mould

When she was little, Samina Noreen, living in Moza Kot Sharif, a small village in the Chiniot district of Punjab used to rouse from her sleep for prayers; bowing her head in prostration, beseeching, “O Allah, please help me continue school.”…Read More

Rebuilding a New Life

It was 2007; thousands of people were forced to flee their homes in Bajaur Agency as the Pakistan Army intensified its operation against the militants. Jawwad, who was just seven at that time, can clearly recall the horror…Read More

A Long Walk to Education

“My parents enrolled me in kindergarten at TCF School, Sumar Goth Campus, located near the coastline of Karachi, but soon pulled me out because it was nearly 35 minutes to school on foot each way…Read More

Beating The Odds

Beating the Odds!

Zainab was a bright child, and her mother, who had never been to school herself, was determined to educate her children, a dream both she and her late husband…Read More

A Gift of Literacy

Just a few days ago, as I was about to begin my Aagahi session, one of the women in my class pulled me down in excitement. She had brought a newspaper. Read More

Inspiring Hope through Education!

Inspiring Hope through Education

TCF recently held events across Karachi, Lahore and Dubai to celebrate the achievements of its outstanding alumni. Witnessing the full scale of the impact of education takes time and patience. Today, the TCF family is…Read More