News & Stories

  
“It’s very heart-breaking to see a child in jail whose family has given up on him because they are either too poor to fight for his rights or too b...
“When I came to this college for my interview, I was just sitting there nodding my head in a ‘yes’ and shaking it for a ‘no’
By Usman Mujtaba When TCF opened its first school in Minhala, it was a challenge to convince the community to send their daughters to school. Almos...
  
By Tehmina Qureshi Under the Alumni Development Programme, TCF alumni are teaming up with spirited volunteers to create unprecedented opportunities...
By Usman Mujtaba Surrounded by uncertainty when his father met an unfortunate accident, Wajid Ali’s story reflects a young man’s resilience in the ...
  
By Zia Akhter Abbas Like ancient ruins re-inhabited by its erstwhile settlers, awakened from their slumber, the Government Primary School in Theh R...
  
At TCF, we firmly believe transparency is a key ingredient in maximising our impact because it strengthens relationships with supporters and leads ...
  
‘TCF is driven to implement good governance practices. As the Chairman of the Board, I want to ensure that the organisation is being managed effect...
by Usman Mujtaba ‘Upon graduating from TCF, I felt like I was ready to take on the world. It was my time to put my learning into action.’ The year ...
  
by Usman Mujtaba TCF Alumni Development Programme (ADP) is a volunteer programme initiated in 2014 by TCF alumni and other students enrolled at som...
by Usman Mujtaba Aagahi was initiated by TCF in 2005 in a bid to impart basic literacy and numeracy skills to the family members of TCF students, p...
by Madiha Waris Qureshi Zainab was a bright child, and her mother, who had never been to school herself, was determined to educate her children, a ...
  
The Citizens Foundation (TCF) has been announced as one of the winners of UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy 2017. This year’s theme was ‘Literacy...
  
TCF recently held events across Karachi, Lahore and Dubai to celebrate the achievements of its outstanding alumni.  Witnessing the full scale of th...
  
Supporting worthy causes is not without its own challenges, helping the deserving and needy is harder than it may appear, and good intentions are r...
  
The following is an excerpt from the interview conducted with Mufti Ibrahim Essa, Shariah advisor for The Citizens Foundation. Mufti Essa completed...
by Yumna Rafi In a modest house off Mauripur Road in Lyari, loud shrieks of boisterous laughter ripple through the air as 12-year-old Iqra ...

© 2019 The Citizens Foundation. All Rights Reserved.