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As the first rays of the sun touch the water-starved village of Thario Halepoto in Tharparker, Sindh, 11-year-old Bakhtawar sets off for the long w...
The Textile manufacturer made the funding to The Citizens Foundation Primrose Hill Campus in Nowshera to support unprivileged girls. On the occasio...
“When I was little, Abu (father) would drop me and my brother off to school on his bicycle every day before heading out to the fields. While we wou...
  
Life can be difficult. While we may not be able to overcome all challenges, we can develop the skills to cope with adversity. Here’s Aamna, a TCF s...
  
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. Imt...
  
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...
  
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 ha...
  
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 ...
  
The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified an acute learning crisis already facing Pakistan. Before the pandemic, Pakistan had the second-highest incidenc...
“A policewoman? What kind of a job is that for a girl?” Iram’s relatives would ask her mother. At the time, TCF alumna Iram from Kalabagh, Punjab, ...
In a kindergarten classroom in Islamkot, a tehsil (township) in the Tharparkar Desert in Sindh, a child named Mehtab eagerly writes his name in Eng...
The Citizens Foundation (TCF) is the winner of South Asia’s “Best Presented Annual Report Award 2019” in the Non-Government Organization category, ...
  
Nine-year-old Khadija, hailing from Lyari, a slum in Karachi, is not shy to dream big! She grew up playing football in the narrow streets and alley...
  
Every morning, 13-year-old Marium collects fresh water for her family by taking a one hour trek down the steep hills of Chamankotli, a vi...
The COVID-19 crisis has resulted in the official suspension of face-to-face classes at all TCF Schools across Pakistan. TCF operates schools in the...
Dear TCF Family, Thank you for your overwhelming response to TCF’s COVID-19 Response Appeal. Launched in April 2020 to battle the devastating impac...
We are humbled to share that in the past three weeks, TCF has successfully delivered 4,980 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits to 3 hospitals ...
In an interview with VCast Online, TCF’s Co-Founder and Director, Mr. Mushtaq K. Chhapra talks about the power of education in bringing about posit...
Your Zakat, Sadqah and donations to TCF’s COVID-19 Response Appeal are reaching those in urgent need of support. We are humbled to share that...
In Bhai Pheru, a small industrial area in Kasur District, Punjab, all factories were at a standstill. Thousands of factory workers after having los...
Ali Rehman Khan, Pakistani Actor and TCF’s Goodwill Ambassador dedicated his birthday this year to TCF’s COVID-19 Response Appeal! A star-studded v...

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