My visit to the school in Faisalabad, Punjab was most impressive. I am thankful for the warm reception, from the march of honor from the boys, to the girls gracefully welcoming me with a song stressing the importance of family and love.
The Citizens Foundation, USA (TCF-USA) is a U.S. based 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, nonprofit organization (Federal Tax ID #41-2046295) that supports the education of underprivileged children in Pakistan. It has an active network of over 34+ chapters in cities across the United States.
Among other activities, TCF-USA supports specific programs, initiatives and projects of The Citizens Foundation (TCF) in Pakistan, one of the leading organizations in the field of education in that country. TCF was started in 1995 by a group of concerned citizens who wanted to bring about social change through education. In 24 years, it has built and operates 1,567 purpose-built schools providing quality education to 252,000 children, with an all-female faculty of 12,000 teachers.
TCF-USA donors have built and support 249 of these elementary & secondary schools with an enrollment of 65,000+ boys and girls.
TCF-USA’s Board of Directors exercises full discretion and control over the use of all donations and in the making of grants to support specific projects in Pakistan. Contributions to TCF-USA are tax-deductible in the U.S. as charitable contributions to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Amal Mansuri, TCF-St. Louis
Even. More. Inspired. As I planned a short visit to Pakistan recently, TCF was definitely one of my priorities.
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.