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    Our Partners

    Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

    PeaceNiche and T2F are proud to be associated with a range of organizations and companies. Each one has supported our work in one way or another and many have provided gratis services. We thank you all for believing in us :-)


    Free wi-fi at T2F is powered by wi-tribe! They’re the folks with the funky, fuschia colored modems and customer care centers that actually care about customers. They say we are a very cool café to partner with because we gently force people to ‘bring their brains’ to T2F and encourage the dying arts of conversation, reading, and poetry.
    The wi-tribe Website


    TCS is Pakistan’s leading logistics and courier services company. As part of our commitment to the environment, we don’t use much paper … but whenever we do, and need to get a package from Point A to Point B, TCS ships it out for us, at no cost.
    The TCS Website

    Radio 1 FM 91

    Radio 1 FM 91 has been extremely supportive of our work. They play great music so, “shut up and listen!”
    The Radio 1 FM 91 Website


    Homexpress is an ad-based free monthly magazine delivered directly to households. Chock-a-block with special offers and ads for useful products and services, Homexpress is one of our favorite entrepreneurial success stories. We love them even more because they place public service ads for us in every issue.
    The Homexpress Website

    Oxford University Press

    Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.
    The OUP Pakistan Website

    Teachers' Resource Centre

    For over two decades, the Teachers’ Resource Centre has been dedicated to improving education in Pakistan. TRC enhances the learning experiences of children by helping change teachers’ perceptions of the learning process.
    The TRC Website

    Scheherzade Press

    Scheherzade is devoted to publishing and the promotion of book culture. Through its publication programme, Scheherzade has published over 100 books in five years and plans to bring out 20 new titles in 2008. These include new writing, especially fiction and poetry, current affairs and women’s issues. Translations from contemporary international writing into Urdu are an important component of Scheherzade’s publication programme and a special effort has been made to publish new translations of works by Rumi, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Orhan Pamuk, Sandor Marai, Naguib Mehfouz, Milan Kundera, and Ghassan Kanfani. Scheherzade also brings out Duniyazad, a quarterly journal of new writing.

    A wide range of Scheherzade’s titles are available at T2F.

    As Pakistan’s savviest and fussiest Mac users, we won’t buy Steve’s shiny toys from just anyone. iTech is our Apple Reseller of choice. Call us when you want to buy a Mac, an iPod, or accessories and we’ll send you to the right people.


    NuktaArt is a biannual publication that places art at its core and offers art critics, art historians and artists a platform to examine, debate and contextualize the many dimensions of this field worldwide. Related disciplines such as architecture, graphic design, performing arts and film are also included in the discourse.
    The NuktaArt Magazine Website

    The Fourth Article

    The Fourth Article is “THE BIG SMALL MAGAZINE”. This is how they describe themselves: None of us are literary geniuses, crazy scientists, freaky bohemians or suicidal artists but happen to know a lot of them. They live in different countries and have formed a worldwide network of change. We wish to
    acknowledge their contribution to society by spreading the word free of charge. The magazine is available, gratis, at T2F.
    The Fourth Article Website


    Tehelka is India’s leading independent weekly news magazine, committed to constructive, crusading journalism. Geared to take a stand, to follow the hard investigative story, Tehelka is fearless – ready to create opinion, and not just remain a passive vehicle of news.
    The Tehelka Website

    Friends of PeaceNiche

    Thursday, March 4th, 2010

    PeaceNiche is supported by organizations and individuals with imagination. We are immensely grateful to all of you for believing in our mantra and providing much needed monetary support.

    Jaffer Brothers Limited
    Haamid Jaffer (Karachi)
    Batool Habib (Karachi)
    Mariam Durrani (Lahore)
    Niilofur Farrukh (Karachi)
    Shazia Mohamed (Karachi)
    Aassia Haq (USA)
    Asif Alam (USA)
    Riaz Kamlani (Karachi)
    Geo Music (Karachi)
    Shamoun Idrees (USA)
    Farid Dossani (USA)
    Zakir Mahmood (Karachi)
    Tee-M: Contributions ales of Earthiotic CDs
    Ali Kazim Gardezi (UAE)
    Sohail Haider (Canada)
    Sahar Shafqat and Sapna Pandya (USA)
    Nosheen Ali and Jahanzeb Sherwani (USA)
    Adil Najam / (USA)
    Zeenat Ziad (USA)
    Bilal Tanweer (USA)
    Beena Sarwar (Karachi)
    Umair Tariq (Karachi)
    Fawad Zakariya (USA)
    Jehan Ara (Karachi)
    Ameen Bhanji (Karachi)
    Mahenaz Mahmud (Karachi)
    Amean J (Karachi)
    Zainab Akhtar Malik
    Zakir Thaver (Karachi)
    Faiz and Shaheen Somji (USA)
    Farida Somji (USA)
    Seema Somji (USA)
    Saif Abdullah (Karachi)
    Adnan Malik (Karachi)
    Naveen Naqvi (Karachi)
    Poppy Agha (Karachi)
    Ardeshir Cowasjee (Karachi)
    Faraz Minai (Bahrain)
    Shameen Bashir (Bahrain)
    Muneeza Shamsie (Bahrain)
    Ayesha Tammy Haq (Karachi)
    Umair Jaliawala (Karachi)
    Rubina Naqvi (Karachi)
    Zubin Mama (London)
    Parveen Rana (USA)
    Swati Advani (USA)
    Junie Nathani (USA)

    Support Our Work

    Monday, December 21st, 2009

    PeaceNiche, a not-for-profit NGO, registered under the Societies Act of 1860, is committed to becoming a vibrant centre of Pakistan’s developing civil society. PeaceNiche is a social entrepreneurship project that blends the best of business practice with the non-profit urge to make meaning rather than focusing purely on the bottom line.

    PeaceNiche has its eyes set on the urban city dweller who has had little or no access to culture, including art, music, literature, and film and certainly no platform for creative expression and discourse. By sensitizing the urban elite and middle classes to global issues that affect humanity, through lectures, discussions, talks, and new media interventions, PeaceNiche aims to build political will, thought leadership, and a genuine desire to make a difference.

    If you would like to support our work and contribute to PeaceNiche and its various projects, you can:

    1. Make a cash or cheque donation

    Address: 10-C, Sunset Lane 5, Phase 2 Extension, DHA, Karachi-75500, Pakistan
    Phone: +(92-300) 823-0276 (Sabeen Mahmud)

    Cheques should be made out to “PeaceNiche

    2. Make a donation through PayPal

    3. Wire Transfer your contribution

    ACCOUNT NUMBER: 142608
    PHONE: +92-21 111-572-265

    4. Mail a cheque to a PeaceNiche volunteer in the United States

    Aassia Haq
    Re: PeaceNiche and T2F / Sabeen Mahmud
    6600 Gray Wolf Drive
    Plano TX 75024

    Clearly indicate PeaceNiche | T2F on the envelope or cheque and please provide a phone number for any cheque issues.

    Please e-mail us at when you make a contribution so that we can follow up …

    Legal Status of PeaceNiche
    Registered under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860, Pakistan in 2007 Registration Number: KAR 0115

    A big shout-out to everyone who has contributed. Every penny counts and your support means the world to us.