14 January 2020
A short documentary which follows the progress of a group of girls at Skateistan in Kabul has been nominated for an Oscar and a BAFTA!
9 January 2020
Recently, we piloted a partnership project with Special Olympics South Africa to bring the fun and freedom of skateboarding into the lives of children living with disabilities.
2 January 2020
In October, Skateistan Kabul celebrated 10 years since Skateistan's first Skate School opened its doors.
6 December 2019
Meet Ethan, a 14 year old student at Skateistan in Johannesburg. Ethan was struggling at school and couldn't focus. His educators helped him to see what's important, and how to take steps to express himself through his skateboarding and dancing talents.
29 November 2019
Safia is 11 years old and lives in an internally displaced persons camp in Mazar-e-Sharif with her family. They are not from Mazar, but they had to move from their home province due to conflict and fighting. Safia then joined the Back-to-School program.
20 November 2019
Hashmat is 13 and he lives in Kabul. He'd never been to school and he was afraid of speaking in front of the class. Skateistan Educators found a way to help Hashmat build his confidence. Now he can dare to dream of the future.
14 November 2019
Mony is 11 years old and lives near the Skate School in Phnom Penh. Mony was struggling with her behaviour, but Skateistan Educators found a way to connect with her and help her to change.
11 November 2019
Introducing the newest member of the Citizens of Skateistan, Sarah Meurle.
5 November 2019
Introducing Zorah Olivia
4 November 2019
This summer, two of our staff from our South Africa team traveled to Europe to attend Pushing Boarders in Malmö and the Goodpush event in Copenhagen. Here, we catch up with Wendy (Educator) and Ayanda (Senior Finance Officer) to find out more.