Karachi(Cliff News)Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mehmood visited The Citizens Foundation (TCF), Head Office where he met with the Founding Members and Senior Management of TCF.The purpose of the visit was to introduce Mr. Shafqat Mehmood to TCF and its impact in the field of education whilst also discuss the need for strengthening cooperation to address the education crisis in Pakistan. Mr. Shafqat Mehmood commended on TCF’s work and was impressed by its scale of operations and success in breaking down barriers to education for the less privileged children of Pakistan. He was also briefed on TCF’s Adult Literacy Program and its impact across Pakistan.The Citizens Foundation (TCF) is a professionally managed, non-profit organization set up in 1995 by a group of citizens who wanted to bring about positive social change through education. 24 years later, TCF is now one of Pakistan’s leading organizations in the field of education for the less privileged, educating 252,000 students across 1,567 schools in Pakistan.
The Citizens Foundation (TCF) is a strong advocate of the belief that a truly informed and educated society forms the foundation of a progressive state and instills in its citizens the ability to adapt and evolve with changing times. It is a non-profit organization set up in 1995 by a group of citizens who wanted to bring about positive social change through education. 24 years later, TCF is now one of Pakistan’s leading organizations in the field of education for the less privileged. The TCF model focuses on providing quality education through purpose-built schools located in the heart of Pakistan’s urban slums and rural communities. The organization ensures that girls represent nearly 50% of overall student enrolment. To magnify its impact, improve enrolment and quality of education, TCF is also adopting Government schools across Pakistan.