Kabul
Skateistan’s Culture of Safety
At Skateistan we aim to put the safety of our staff and students first in everything we do. With the coronavirus situation changing rapidly around us, we thought it was the right time to share our approach to safety.
International Women's Day: This is Laiqa's Story
This International Women's Day, we're happy to introduce you to Laiqa, one of our students in Kabul. Like the girls in 'Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone,' Laiqa is discovering how getting an education can change her life for the better.
16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence
Skateistan works to empower women and girls through skateboarding and education. Near the end of 2019, Skateistan Skate Schools participated in the '16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence' to continue advocating on behalf of women and girls.
Curriculum Update: Concepts of Community in Act Local
We take a look back on our 'Act Local' curriculum, which helps students to understand their own role and potential within their communities.
Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone Wins BAFTA and Oscar!
A short documentary which follows the progress of a group of girls at Skateistan in Kabul won a BAFTA and an Academy Award!
10 Years of Fun and Freedom in Kabul
In October, Skateistan Kabul celebrated 10 years since Skateistan's first Skate School opened its doors.
Safe to Dream: This is Hashmat
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.
Skateistan Documentary: Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You're a Girl)
A short documentary which follows the progress of a group of girls at Skateistan in Kabul.
Student Profile: Introducing Belkesa*
Introducing you to a student at one of our Skate Schools.
What Skateistan learned about...community engagement
Read the latest in our mini series about challenges we've faced and what we've learned from them. This time, we take a look at the power of community engagement.