Originally published in The Express Tribune
This is a moving story about a young man from a katchi abadi in Karachi, who graduated from IBA, Karachi despite his father working as a mazdoor in a wire factory for 35 years. Today, Nadeem Hussain works as a World Bank Technical Assistant to …Read More
Karachi, January 22, 2016: Chairman and Founding Director of The Citizens Foundation (TCF), Mr. Mushtaq Chhapra is currently attending the 46th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. Earlier last year, TCF was honored with the prestigious Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 award …Read More
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
Studying in grade I at TCF St. Louis Missouri Campus in Ghazi Minara, Sheikhupura, Abdullah is a very ambitious and playful child according to his teachers “I want to join the police force when I grow up”, says Abdullah. His mother is employed at the same campus as support staff …Read More
Maryam did her matriculation from TCF Amir-uddin Campus in Bhai Pheru, Punjab. Her family went through a tough time due to her father’s sudden death. Amidst all this, Maryam’s mother worked very hard to make ends meet while also taking care of her two physically and mentally challenged children.
Emotionally drained, …Read More
The following article has originally been published on NBCNews.com and was contributed by their staff writer Erik Ortiz with the help of Amjad Noorani and David Gardner (of TCF-USA) as a final tribute to the father-son duo who sacrificed their lives in a journey to raise funds for the education of …Read More
Awais Maqsood is a TCF student studying in grade V at the Ejaz Khan Campus in Domeli, Jhelum. He lives with his grandparents as his parents passed away when he was very young.
With a heart of gold, Awais is also a top scorer in his class with a very bright …Read More
SHAZMA’S SMILE: THE NEW FACE OF EDUCATION IN PAKISTAN
The Citizens Foundation (TCF) is celebrating reaching its goal of 1000 schools across Pakistan. As a result of their work THIS is the face of the future for girls in some of the world’s most impoverished communities.
Shazma never dreamed of going to school. …Read More