Frequently Asked Questions
What is 141SCHOOLS.ORG?
141schools.org is a project that started with the mission to remember the lives lost in the Peshawar attack. Our vision is to support the 141 Schools For Peace global campaign, in collaboration with The Citizens Foundation (TCF). Our activities are to spread awareness, build community and drive action to kickstart initiatives to support the global campaign to build "141 Schools For Peace" in Pakistan. 141schools.org is a volunteer-run not-for-profit organization registered in Canada.
What is "141 Schools For Peace"?
“141 Schools for Peace” is an initiative of The Citizens Foundation (TCF), in partnership with 141Schools.org. It is a global commitment to build 141 school-units across Pakistan. Each school will display a plaque dedicated in memory of each of the innocent victims of the Peshawar school attack on December 16, 2014, and will serve as a beacon of light resisting the advance of extremism in the world.
Where are the schools going to be located?
The school units will be set up across all the provinces of Pakistan in rural and urban-slum areas. To date, 37 new TCF school-units have been set up as part of the 141 Schools For Peace campaign.
Who will build and operate the schools?
The Citizens Foundation (TCF) Pakistan will build and operate the school units.
What is The Citizens Foundation (TCF)?
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. As of 2015, TCF has established 1060 purpose-built school units nationwide with an enrolment of 165,000 students. TCF encourages female enrolment and strives to maintain a 50% female ratio in most of its campuses. TCF has a full female faculty of 8,900 members and a dedicated teacher training centre. Learn More
Where does my donation go?
Your contribution funds education scholarships for primary and secondary school students at the "141 SCHOOLS FOR PEACE" TCF campus, located in the province of Khyber-Pakthunkhwa, Pakistan. The full amount of your contribution is passed through to The Citizens Foundation (TCF). We (141schools.org) does not take any portion of your donation.
Is my donation tax deductible?
Tax-deductible donation options are available for residents of USA, Canada or Pakistan and are made directly to TCF chapter (registered charities in respective countries), and not using the 141schools.org website. Pease contact us if you would like to make a tax-deductible donation.