TCF USA 2017 Events


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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

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TCF is indeed, a citizens’ movement. What started 22 years ago with five schools established by TCF’s Founders, has evolved into a global tide of hope, resolve and collective action.Read More

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Information Session at DUHS by TCF Ambassadors – IBA

An information session, conducted by the TCF Ambassadors at IBA, was held at Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS), Ishrat-ul-Ebad Campus of Oral Sciences on 20th January, 2016. The session primarily intended to convey the message of the TCF Alumni Development Program (ADP) to one of the top tier universities …Read More

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From Slum Wanderer to Policy Maker

“I don’t have the words to thank TCF’s Founding Directors, donors, supporters, volunteers and management. But I am pleased to inform them that thanks to them, a humble agent of change has started her journey in the policy making corridors of Pakistan, and is ready to promote positive change in …Read More

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A Qulfi Seller from IBA

“I want to share my belief with every TCF student, that consistent hard work and determination will help them succeed. At the end of the day, life is hard for all of us. There will be many obstacles to what we want from life. Keep moving and praying to God, …Read More

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A Lesson in Perseverance

“During my interview for Principal’s position, the Regional Manager asked me, ‘What if you do not make it?’ I told him that I will try harder next time. I will be like a spider that never gives up … time and time again it falls, yet gets back to try …Read More

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A Local Guardian

“I remember seeing a little girl in the market buying some candy. As she was going back home, she stepped on a live wire brought down by heavy rains and got electrocuted. People who came to help her started throwing sand on her … they just didn’t know what to …Read More

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Removing Burden and Barriers

“I believe that doing small things can have great impact. Once, my friends and I were helping a family decorate their house for a wedding. When we were done, the bride’s ailing father rolled his wheelchair into the room and softly said, ‘What would I have done without you boys.’ …Read More

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Changing Minds to Empower Lives

“My father was afraid that if he let me continue with school my relatives will say bad things about me. After all, we are a conservative society. I told my father, ‘Let’s not be scared of doing something which is right. Going to school is not wrong.’ He agreed … …Read More

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Spreading the Light

“Asma cannot go to school but I’m there for her. I teach her whatever I learn at school every day. My school principal has also helped me get some old school books for Asma. I just want every girl of my village to be able to go to school. I …Read More

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Painting a Colorful Future

“We live surrounded by fear and uncertainty. Small issues can spark violent clashes between different ethnic groups in our area. I just want peace so that we live our lives fully, do our businesses, sit freely on the sidewalks and our children do not miss school even for a day. …Read More

Mairaj-Ahmed

Community Hero!

“Every Sunday, we get together to plant mangrove saplings. Everyone participates, including old men and children. It is important to protect the environment we live in. Fishing is the most integral part of our livelihood. Disappearing mangroves could mean less fish and increased coastal erosion and damage from storms. I …Read More

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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. I sat with her quiet and motionless with my eyes on her while she tried to read the paper. …Read More

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From Humble to Harvard

“Akhter was really worried about money. He wasn’t able to make ends meet for his family so I offered him a loan for his business. I’m a bridge between people who want to help and the ones who need help. I get enormous satisfaction from knowing that education has empowered …Read More

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From Obscurity to Soaring Heights

“Almost 43% of TCF graduates secure A+ and A grades. Many of them feel that money is the barrier that keeps them from going to some of the top universities in Pakistan. I want them to believe that if they work hard and focus, they can break through all these …Read More

Yasmeen ki Kahani- Aagahi ka Safar

Yasmeen ki Kahani- Aagahi ka Safar

This is the Story of Yasmeen, a TCF Alumni and a mentor for the Aagahi Adult Literacy Program which provides illiterate women from rural areas and urban slums around TCF schools an opportunity to learn how to read and write Urdu and basic mathematics.

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Twelfth TCF Golf Tournament 2015

The Twelfth TCF Golf Tournament, organized by The Citizens Foundation, was held on the 20th of December at Karachi Golf Club Karsaz. The two day tournament was held as part of an annual fundraising event aimed at empowering more underprivileged children across Pakistan with an opportunity to transform their lives …Read More

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TCF Golf Tournament 2015

Karachi, December 20, 2015: The 12th Golf Tournament organized by The Citizens Foundation (TCF) brought together 315 golfers of the city who played at Karachi Golf Club, Karsaz. The 2-day tournament was a fund raiser which generated proceeds towards enabling more children across Pakistan with access to a quality education.

Why Should you Join Rahbar? Mah Bibi Agha

Why Should you Join Rahbar? Mah Bibi Agha

Hear about Mah Bibi Agha’s experiences as a volunteer for TCF Rahbar; A Mentorship Program aimed at the development of youth as responsible individuals and productive members of society.