5 March 2021
At Skateistan we talk a lot about girls’ empowerment and future leaders. So what does that look like on the ground? Recently, we partnered with Global Girl Project to run a blended learning program. Let's find out how our girls are getting on.
5 March 2021
International Women’s Day is always a special day at Skateistan. In our Skate Schools around the world, students and staff celebrate the achievements of women and enjoy the freedom and safety that Skate School provides.
29 January 2021
Shabnam started coming to Skateistan when she was 14 and quickly learned leadership skills to help others. Shabnam is now studying for an Engineering degree, determined to make her country a better place in the future.
25 January 2021
As part of our Skate and Create program, we aim to teach children skills which are useful in the rest of their lives. Some of these are practical skills, and others are so-called softer skills, such as anger management.
19 January 2021
The wheels are in motion: Skateistan and Be That Girl Foundation are teaming up to inspire and empower ever more girls to dare to determine their own future! Find out more about this new partnership and what it will mean for girls at Skateistan.
29 September 2020
What does peace mean to you? That’s a question our students have been exploring to mark this year’s International Day of Peace.
21 September 2020
In our series ‘What Skateistan learned about’, we share stories, successes and challenges from the perspective of a non-profit organization operating in Afghanistan, South Africa and Cambodia.
10 September 2020
Staff at Skateistan in Mazar-e-Sharif have been finding ways to reach out-of-school children during the pandemic.
12 August 2020
We're very excited to announce that we'll soon be working with Global Girl Project; a special partnership that will empower older girls at our Skate Schools in Afghanistan and South Africa.
1 June 2020
Recently, we embarked on a project to measure the social return on funds invested in Skateistan. Thanks to the efforts of three amazing volunteers, we can now calculate the social value of our programs! How do we do that? Read on!