Mushtaq Chhapra

Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors, The Citizens Foundation

Skoll Awardee


Mushtaq Chhapra is the Co Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Citizens Foundation (TCF), a non-profit educational organization in Pakistan. Born and based in Karachi, he is a well-known personality in the country’s business circles. While he has manufacturing concerns in Pakistan, he is a philanthropist at heart and is involved with many charities in the areas of health, food security and art.
The Citizens Foundation is one of the largest non-profit organizations in Pakistan in the field of education. It was founded in 1996 with 5 schools; its network of professionally managed schools has since grown to 1000 units comprising purpose-built schools in the poorest rural areas and neglected urban slums of Pakistan. Its mission is to promote mass-scale quality education at the primary and secondary levels in an environment that encourages intellectual, moral and spiritual growth.