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About TCF Australia

TCF Educating Children Inc. Australia is a not-for-profit that supports the education of underprivileged children, and the programs of The Citizens Foundation (TCF) in Pakistan, one of the leading organizations in the field of education. TCF Pakistan was started in 1995 by a group of concerned citizens who wanted to bring about social change through education. In 27 years, it has built and operates 1,833 purpose-built schools providing quality education to 280,000 children with an all-female faculty of 13,000 teachers.

Vision

Positive Change

To remove barriers of class and privilege to make the citizens of Pakistan agents of positive change.

Mission

Education / Future

Through the power of quality education enabling moral, spiritual and intellectual enlightenment.

Values

Integrity

Ownership

Continuous Improvement

Years

27

Schools

1,833

Students

280,000

Our Model

Catering to the most needy

Embedding schools in the heart of urban slums & rural communities

Purpose-built schools

All female faculty & a 50% student gender ratio

Ensuring a high quality of education

Holistic student development & alumni support

Uplifting the entire community

Professional Management

TCF Schools

TCF embeds its purpose-built schools in the heart of
urban slums and rural communities

TCF Education Programmes

Our education programme is designed to deliver
superior learning outcomes

Customized textbooks

In-depth teacher training

Quality assurance

TCF Volunteer and Alumni Programmes

Our volunteer and alumni programmes aim for holistic
development of our students

Rahbar Programme is designed to mentor & empower TCF students

Alumni Development Programme prepares TCF alumni for admission in some of the finest universities

We conduct career counselling sessions with our graduating students to help them attain their academic & professional goals

Summer Camp engages and develops Primary school students through games & other drama-based activities

TCF Community Programmes

Our community programmes are focused on developing thriving communities around our schools

Our Aagahi Programme imparts functional literacy skills to women in school communities

We install water purification plants to provide clean water

We are providing vocational training to expand economic opportunities for women

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TCF News & Stories

 
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