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Awards and Achievements

TCF wins the prestigious Skoll Award

TCF won the prestigious International Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship (SASEs). During an elaborate ceremony in Oxford, UK, on Thursday April 11, 2013, the Skoll Foundation presented SASE to TCF Chairman and Founding Director Mr. Mushtaq Chhapra. The Skoll Foundation presents the Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship each year to a select few social entrepreneurs whose proven innovations have demonstrated impact on some of the world’s most pressing problems. The Skoll Award recognizes organizations with the potential to not only be individually successful, but also to catalyze large-scale, system-level change. Chosen from hundreds of applicants, the award recognizes a highly selective group of the world’s most promising social entrepreneurs. Skoll provides funding to grantees, along with connection to Skoll’s network of social entrepreneurs and 900 social innovators across sectors. Some of the previous Skoll Awardees include Pratham, Teach for All, INJAZ Al-Arab, Barefoot College & Kashf Foundation. Some of the noted luminaries who spoke at the Skoll World Forum were Prince Charles of Wales, Muhammad Yunus, Michael Porter, Annie Lennox, Gro Brundtland and former UN General Secretary Kofi Annan. Jeff Skoll created The Skoll Foundation in 1999 to pursue his vision of a sustainable world of peace and prosperity. Led by CEO Sally Osberg since 2001, its mission is to drive large- scale change by investing in, connecting and celebrating social entrepreneurs and innovators solving world’s most pressing problems empowering them to extend their reach

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