What is Skateistan?
Skateistan is an international non-profit organization that uses skateboarding and education to help children and youth around the world. Skateistan's unique approach offers young people the opportunity to learn and grow in a safe and supportive environment while developing skills and confidence for their future.
Skateistan was founded in 2007 in Kabul, Afghanistan. The organization has now expanded its activities to countries such as Cambodia and South Africa, and is also active in Central and Southeast Asia, South America and the Middle East. In all of these countries, Skateistan is committed to giving young people the chance to develop their potential and realize their dreams.
Skateistan offers free educational programs, skateboarding workshops and other activities to provide children and young people with an opportunity for positive leisure time and personal development. Through the chosen combination of skateboarding and education, Skateistan aims to create a safe and nurturing environment where young people learn to collaborate, take responsibility and express their creativity.
Skateistan's work has already helped many children and young people to build their self-confidence, which in turn supports them in pursuing their dreams. Skateistan has shown that skateboarding and education can be a powerful combination to help young people around the world.
For a deeper insight into Skateistan's activities, visit the Skateistan YouTube channel . Between skate trick tutorials and informative content such as recordings of lectures, there are even more personal insights that make you want to help.
How can you help?
If you want to learn more about the organization or support it, visit the Skateistan website . There you will find information on how you can get involved and help to support children and young people in need.