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
As we make our way inside TCF’s Cowasjee Campus, we spot Fizza Naz sharing a lighthearted moment with her ex-Principal in her office. Once engaged in conversation, Fizza portrays the sort of youthful exuberance one would expect from a young girl. However, as she recounts her stories from school and …Read More
The Citizens Foundation (TCF) organised its Global Chapters Conference (GCC) on the 19th & 20th of January, 2017, in Karachi. One of the key events on TCF’s social calendar and held every two years, the GCC brings together the TCF Board, management and heads and members of the Foundation’s global chapters.Read More
Fahim Ahmed, a banker by profession and a resident of Bahrain, recently participated in the Ironman Challenge 70.3: a triathlon combining a 1.9km open water swim, a 90km bike run and finally a 21.1km half marathon run, all to be completed within 8 hours.Read More
Golfers Swing into Action to Support TCF!Read More
Internationally acclaimed cricketer and former captain of Pakistan’s national cricket team, Younis Khan, paid a visit to TCF’s Sirhindi Goth in Steel Town, Karachi to engage with the students and observe the campus and educational facilities being provided by TCF.
Having scored over 9,000 runs, Khan holds the record as Pakistan’s …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
Published in The Express Tribune
By Chris Cork
March 10th, 2016; The wonderful, and not so wonderful, world of education in Pakistan has never ceased to both amaze and appall me. The work of The Citizens Foundation (TCF) and the groundbreaking efforts of DeafReach are positively inspiring. Likewise the tiny St Sarah …Read More
Published in Dawn
ISLAMABAD, March 4, 2016: The Art-a-Thon 2016 award ceremony was hosted on Wednesday by the Satrang Gallery and Islamabad Serena Hotel. The competition is a city-wide art competition that raises funds for The Citizen’s Foundation (TCF).
TCF is a non-profit organisation that provides education to underprivileged children. Incorporated in …Read More
Karachi, February 29, 2016: JCR-VIS Credit Rating Company Limited has assigned Non-Profit Organization Governance Rating of ‘GR-9’ to The Citizens Foundation (TCF), improved from GR 8+. On a scale from 1 to 10, GR 9, 9+ and 9++ reflect very high level of governance.
Commenting on the rating given to TCF, …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
An information session, conducted by the TCF Ambassadors at IBA, was held at Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS), Ishrat-ul-Ebad Campus of Oral Sciences on 20th January, 2016. The session primarily intended to convey the message of the TCF Alumni Development Program (ADP) to one of the top tier universities …Read More