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 25 years, it has built and operates 1,687 purpose-built schools providing quality education to 275,000 children with an all-female faculty of 12,000 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

    25

  • Schools

    1687

  • Students

    275,000

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

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TCF Education Programmes

Our education programme is designed to deliver
superior learning outcomes

  • Customized textbooks

  • In-depth teacher training

  • Quality assurance

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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

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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

 
As the first rays of the sun touch the water-starved village of Thario Halepoto in Tharparker, Sindh, 11-year-old Bakhtawar sets off for the long walk
 
“When I was little, Abu (father) would drop me and my brother off to school on his bicycle every day before heading out to the fields. While we woul
 
Life can be difficult. While we may not be able to overcome all challenges, we can develop the skills to cope with adversity. Here’s Aamna, a TCF st
 
Life can be difficult. While we may not be able to overcome all challenges, we can develop the skills to cope with adversity. Here’s Aamna, a TCF st
 
Before the COVID-19 outbreak, Imtiaz, a TCF student of Class 4 in a small village of Tando Allahyar in Sindh, was dreaming of flying airplanes. Imtiaz
 
When her parents, both farmers, had their incomes slashed after the COVID-19 crisis, 10-year-old Iqra took up a job as a domestic worker to support he

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