“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
Yasmeen ki Kahani from The Citizens Foundation on Vimeo.
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 …Read More
Parveen, mother of five children and wife of a labourer, belongs to a village in District Mianwali. Education of females was looked down upon in her village, so she was not allowed by her family to attend school.
“Sometimes, my children would ask me for help with their school work and …Read More
From a very young age, Kulsoom was anxious to learn how to read and write. Her parents used to work in the fields and she would often accompany them to give them a hand.
For a short time she did get the opportunity to take a few classes at school but …Read More
“When I was a child I used to feel inferior to girls who used to go to school in my neighborhood… I knew that education could not become my preference at that point in life” shares Musarrat. Thus, on finding out about the Aagahi Programme, she enrolled quickly, finding a …Read More