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About The Citizens Foundation (UK)

The Citizens Foundation (UK) is the UK fundraising chapter for TCF raising awareness and funds to build and support primary and secondary schools to serve some of Pakistan’s most neglected communities. To date, UK donors have built over 43 schools, including 18 that run afternoon shifts. All TCF Schools have a pay-as-you-can-afford system where families make a nominal contribution towards the fee based on their means. The vast majority of funding comes from generous donations from individuals, corporates, matched giving schemes, Trusts and Foundations and through TCF-UK events.

  • Vision

    Positive Change

    To remove barriers of class and privilege to make the citizens of Pakistan agents of positive change.

  • Mission

    Education / Future

    Through the power of quality education enabling moral, spiritual and intellectual enlightenment.

  • Values

    Integrity
    Ownership
    Continuous Improvement
  • Years

    25

  • Schools

    1,652

  • Students

    266,000

Our Model

  • Catering to the most needy

  • Embedding schools in the heart of urban slums & rural communities

  • Purpose-built schools

  • All female faculty & a 50% student gender ratio

  • Ensuring a high quality of education

  • Holistic student development & alumni support

  • Uplifting the entire community

  • Professional Management

TCF Schools

TCF embeds its purpose-built schools in the heart of
urban slums and rural communities

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TCF Education Programmes

Our education programme is designed to deliver
superior learning outcomes

  • Customized textbooks

  • In-depth teacher training

  • Quality assurance

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TCF Volunteer and Alumni Programmes

Our volunteer and alumni programmes aim for holistic
development of our students

  • Rahbar Programme is designed to mentor & empower TCF students

  • Alumni Development Programme prepares TCF alumni for admission in some of the finest universities

  • We conduct career counselling sessions with our graduating students to help them attain their academic & professional goals

  • Summer Camp engages and develops Primary school students through games & other drama-based activities

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TCF Community Programmes

Our community programmes are focused on developing
thriving communities around our schools

  • Our Aagahi Programme imparts functional literacy skills to women in school communities

  • We install water purification plants to provide clean water

  • We are providing vocational training to expand economic opportunities for women

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TCF News & Stories

 
Before the COVID-19 outbreak, Imtiaz, a TCF student of Class 4 in a small village of Tando Allahyar in Sindh, was dreaming of flying airplanes. Imtiaz
 
When her parents, both farmers, had their incomes slashed after the COVID-19 crisis, 10-year-old Iqra took up a job as a domestic worker to support he
 
When the COVID-19 pandemic left their family with a surging debt, no income or a home to live, Shahbaz and Mushtaq from the village Mirpur Sakro had l
 
Before the pandemic, Rasool Baksh living in Makli (Sindh) hardly ever missed a day at school. So when schools reopened and he didn’t return to his c

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