TCF School at Naya Naz­imabad

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Aschool of The Cit­i­zen Foun­da­tion ( TCF) has been opened at the Naya Naz­imabad hous­ing com­plex, lo­cated near North Naz­imabad in Karachi. Naya Naz­imabad has do­nated land for the school and has also helped in its con­struc­tion.

Agha Maq­sood Ab­bas, Di­rec­tor Gen­eral, Lyari De­vel­op­ment Au­thor­ity ( LDA), who was the chief guest at the open­ing cer­e­mony, said the pur­pose of open­ing a school at this lo­ca­tion was to pro­mote ed­u­ca­tion amongst the un­der­priv­i­leged, es­pe­cially in the neigh­bor­hood. Also present on the oc­ca­sion were Sar­faraz Khan, Chief Town Plan­ner of Lyari De­vel­op­ment Au­thor­ity ( LDA), mem­bers of the TCF team, spon­sors of Javedan Cor­po­ra­tion Limited and other stake­hold­ers.

Arif Habib, Chair­man, Arif Habib Group, said, “We are com­mit­ted to up­lift­ing ed­u­ca­tion in our so­ci­ety, es­pe­cially for those for whom it is un­af­ford­able. This ini­tia­tive is meant to pro­vide op­por­tu­nity to de­serv­ing and needy stu­dents.”

Ap­pre­ci­at­ing the sup­port of Naya Naz­imabad, Agha Maq­sood Ab­bas said, “It is our youth which will lead the coun­try to­wards a brighter fu­ture and I am happy to note that Naya Naz­imabad has taken the ini­tia­tive to in­vest in them by sup­port­ing The Cit­i­zen Foun­da­tion. This ini­tia­tive pro­vides a plat­form to spread ed­u­ca­tion among the de­serv­ing youth of the city.”

The TCF team pre­sented a brief over­view about the school as well as about com­mence­ment of classes, fu­ture plans and fur­ther ex­pan­sion.

Naya Naz­imabad is a res­i­den­tial project, de­signed to pro­vide se­cure and af­ford­able hous­ing for the pro­gres­sive mid­dle class. It of­fers res­i­den­tial units, along with a wide range of ameni­ties i. e. schools, col­leges and univer­sity, hos­pi­tals and clin­ics, parks and shop­ping malls, etc. The project spans a vast area lo­cated close to North Naz­imabad. It is a project of Javedan Cor­po­ra­tion Limited and has been spon­sored by a con­sor­tium com­pris­ing Arif Habib, AKD and Ghani Os­man Hum Group.

TCF is a non- profit or­gan­i­sa­tion that works to pro­vide “qual­ity ed­u­ca­tion” to un­der­priv­i­leged chil­dren of the coun­try. The or­ga­ni­za­tion is cur­rently sup­port­ing 102,000 chil­dren with 730 schools at over 83 lo­ca­tions, that are main­tained through do­na­tions from in­di­vid­u­als and the cor­po­rate sec­tor.

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