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Our inaugural Peace Accelerator is currently underway and our 20 Innovators are hard at work on their project ideas.

More info on our Peace Accelerator program is available here.

Meanwhile, check out some of the amazing ideas that are coming to life as we speak!

Project #1

how-extremist-are-you

HOW EXTREMIST ARE YOUR VIEWS

A Facebook trivia quiz to gauge extremist views through various scenarios.

Project #2

how-extremist-are-you

ARE YOU A RESPONSIBLE CITIZEN?

A Facebook app to raise awareness on responsible citizenship among social media users.

Project #3

crime-watch

CRIMEWATCHPK

A crowd-mapping platform to report and share incidents of crime, which can be made useful to local communities and relevant authorities.

Project #4

donate-pk

DONATEPK

A crowd funding platform that can be used by individuals and organizations seeking resources for socially conscious causes.

Project #5

KARACHI-TALKS

KARACHI TALKS

A citizen journalism collective that trains aspiring citizen journalists and equips them to generate content not covered by mainstream media.

Project #6

mobilize

MOBI-LIZE

An open-sourced mass SMS system for activists, CBOs, volunteer groups and organizations working on peace-building.

Project #7

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BORN HUMAN

A mobile phone app that archives Sindhi Sufi poetry with English translations.

Project #8

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BULLEH SHAH FILMS

A series of docu-films showcasing Bulleh Shah’s message of peace and tolerance.

Project #9

Comics-against-Extremism

COMICS AGAINST EXTREMISM

An online comic series highlighting the hypocrisies and contradictions of extremist thinking in a satirical way.

Project #10

hamarung

HAMA RUNG

An exchange program to celebrate Pakistan’s diversity and break stereotypes through the sharing of human experiences.

Project #11

PAKHTUN-WARDROBE

PAKHTUN WARDROBE

An e-commerce platform promoting and selling handicrafts from KPK and showcasing the skill of local craftsmen.

Project #12

INDIA-PAKISTAN-PEACE-RICKSHAWS

INDIA-PAKISTAN PEACE RICKSHAWS

A campaign by Asia Society India-Pakistan Young Leaders to adorn 100 rickshaws in India and Pakistan with identical peace messages.

Project #13

paimana

Paimana

An online platform to create, conduct and share polls and surveys on various issues.

Project #14

PAKISTAN-FIGHTS-BACK

PAKISTAN FIGHTS BACK

A digital map of counter-extremism activities in Pakistan and an iSolidarity platform to express solidarity with victim communities.

Project #15

EXTREMISM-TIMELINE

EXTREMISM TIMELINE

An interactive timeline highlighting the main events related to extremism in Pakistan, with animated infographics.

Project #16

silalfaaz

ALFAAZ

A product range carrying peace messages in local languages for the youth market in Pakistan.

Project #17

IBTIDA

IBTIDA – MOBILE PEACE ADVOCACY

A workshop series conducted in public buses, parks and community spaces to raise awareness on extremism, conflict resolution and civic education.

Project #18

Secure-App

SECURE APP

A next-generation enterprise messaging app that delivers cryptography.

Project #19

abcd

AMAN BAAT CHEET DHABA

A public ‘dhaba’ dedicated to meaningful interaction between communities and open discussion on issues pertaining to violence and extremist behaviors.

Project #20

Karachi

KARACHI: THE ROAD AHEAD

An animated infographic spreading awareness about violence in Karachi and the potential it has to overcome it.