“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 wou...
  
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 s...
  
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 s...
  
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. Imt...
  
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...
  
When the COVID-19 pandemic left their family with a surging debt, no income or a home to live in, Shahbaz and Mushtaq from the village Mirpur Sakro...
  
Before the pandemic, Rasool Baksh living in Makli (Sindh) hardly ever missed a day at school. So when schools reopened and he didn’t return to his ...
  
The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified an acute learning crisis already facing Pakistan. Before the pandemic, Pakistan had the second-highest incidenc...
“A policewoman? What kind of a job is that for a girl?” Iram’s relatives would ask her mother. At the time, TCF alumna Iram from Kalabagh, Punjab, ...
In a kindergarten classroom in Islamkot, a tehsil (township) in the Tharparkar Desert in Sindh, a child named Mehtab eagerly writes his name in Eng...
The Citizens Foundation (TCF) is the winner of South Asia’s “Best Presented Annual Report Award 2019” in the Non-Government Organization category, ...
  
Every morning, 13-year-old Marium collects fresh water for her family by taking a one hour trek down the steep hills of Chamankotli, a vi...
A brave mother suering from cancer maintains her emotional resilience while her daughter is beginning to find her path to becoming a doctor.
A young boy decides to become a nurse after witnessing his loved ones struggle to get emergency care at hospitals.
A boy in the scorching heat of Naushahro Feroze is shaping pots to make some money o his sweat and clay.
As the sun came up in Jhangesar, a small fishing village in Sindh, anxiety started creeping up on ten-year-old Shaheen. The strong s...
“What is there to learn in a classroom? Most girls your age are married already. Instead of burying your head in books, you should be learnin...
  
Venue: Paddington Hilton, 146 Praed StreetCity: LondonTickets: £75 per person. £700 for table of 10 Please join us for a musical evening and fundra...
On this day, two years ago, TCF’s adult literacy programme, Aagahi, was awarded the UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy. It was an important acknow...
Every morning, ten-year-old Raveena heads out into the lush green fields of Tando Allahyar, Sindh, where she spends the next few hours harvesting c...
The future of Pakistan is tied to the fate of its children – millions of whom are still deprived of a chance to go to school. 31 artists join...

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