Published in The Economist
EVERY three months, Shahbaz Sharif, the chief minister of Punjab, gathers education officials around a large rectangular table. The biggest of Pakistan’s four provinces, larger in terms of population (110m) than all but 11 countries, Punjab is reforming its schools at a pace rarely seen anywhere in …Read More
The Institute of Business Administration, Karachi, and The Citizens Foundation (TCF), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU),Read More
Ramazan is about giving ourselves a second chance at life.Read More
The Citizens Foundation is doing an amazing job, and I’m honoured to be here.Read More
The Citizens Foundation (TCF) has taken over management responsibilities of 89 Government schools across Pakistan in order to help improve the quality of education, school administration and enrolment of out-of-school children.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
Note: 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 …Read More
Pakistan faces a multitude of serious challenges, many of them connected to the lack of a viable education system for its poor masses. Widespread illiteracy and dismal pedagogical standards are overwhelming problems.
Well-meaning but largely symbolic actions – such as a recent constitutional amendment which mandates free primary and secondary education, …Read More
Today is International Women’s Day for Peace and Disarmament (IWDPD). May 24th as IWDPD began in Europe in the early 1980s, when hundreds of thousands of women organised against nuclear weapons and the arms race. The day was created by women, for women.
Over the years activities have taken place all …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