The Citizens Foundation – TCF is a professionally managed, non-profit organization set up in 1995 by a group of citizens concerned with the dismal state of education in Pakistan. It is now one of Pakistan’s leading organizations in the field of formal education.
The Economist has called The Citizens Foundation (TCF) “perhaps the largest network of independently run schools in the world.” As of 2018, TCF has nearly 1,500 schools in 700 sites across Pakistan. The foundation is the largest private employer of women in Pakistan, with an all-female faculty of 12,000 teachers and principals. TCF has 220,000 students this year, with a 50% female ratio in most of its campuses. Eighty-eight percent of TCF alumni have gone to college and 71% are employed