Our Mission


Mission, Vision, Values

Mission: The Maria Toorpakai Foundation is dedicated to building peaceful communities and gender equity by investing in education, sports and healthcare programs for young girls and boys in remote regions of the world, particularly the Tribal Areas of Pakistan.

Vision: MTF envisions a world that embraces difference.  MTF envisions a world where every child is educated, healthy and playing sports irrespective of their gender, financial status, religion or race.

Values: We value every child as an individual, and we focus on vulnerable youth. We value the power of local communities and engage local expertise to create solutions to local problems. We value education, sports and healthcare as tools for building peaceful communities. We value freedom.


The Maria Toorpakai Foundation's application for 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status is pending before the IRS. The Foundation is currently accepting contributions at this time, which will be tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowable under the law.

Checks can be sent to:

The Maria Toorpakai Foundation, Inc.
1632 First Avenue
Suite 319
New York, NY 10028