ZAFAR ALI RECEIVES FULL SCHOLARSHIP FROM LEWIS & CLARK UNIVERSITY
Who could have imagined that a truck driver’s son hailing from Landi Kotal would go on to attend a prestigious college in the USA. Zafar Ali, who graduated from our TCF School – Yusuf Khan Campus at Hawke’s Bay, Karachi in 2013, recently completed his IB diploma Program from the …Read More
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
APPNA Michigan Campus Video
APPNA Michigan Campus Video – 2014 from The Citizens Foundation on Vimeo.
The TCF-USA chapter launched the APPNA Michigan Campus and along with it, the prospect of a better and brighter future for girls in Julkey Punjab.
TCF Malou Arpels Campus Video
Malou Arpels Campus Video from The Citizens Foundation on Vimeo.
Watch a day in the lives of the students enrolled in the TCF Malou Arpels Campus. TCF is working to break down socio-economic barriers to help these students realize their potential and fulfill their dreams.
TCF New Jersey Campus Video
TCF New Jersey Campus Video – 2014 from The Citizens Foundation on Vimeo.
The New Jersey Community has built not one, not two but three TCF campuses in Pakistan! Watch how these campuses are touching the lives of 442 children across Pakistan.
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
TCF Alumni gives back
Shabina Kanwal studied from TCF School in Saifal Goth, Karachi. She is now teaching at a TCF Primary School in Saindad and simultaneously studying for a Bachelors degree. Her successful academic phase and currently her respectable job have greatly influenced her conservative extended-family. Her uncles, aunts and other relatives are …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
An Artistic Soul
Sumaira Ilyas is a 13 year old student, studying in grade IV of the TCF Taisar Town Campus II in Karachi. She hails from a family of six siblings and very supportive parents. Sumaira takes great pride in her studies, and is a hardworking student,
“I am so thankful to TCF …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