Afghanistan
A New Chapter - where are we now?
In November of last year, we launched A New Chapter, a fundraising campaign with the goal of raising $1.5 million by spring this year, with the aim to work in 20 locations, and reach 4,500 students every week by the end of 2022.
A New Chapter in Afghanistan
As many of you will know, last year we suspended our programs in Afghanistan as the security situation changed. We are so happy to let you know that we have recently restarted our programs in Afghanistan!
A new chapter for Skateistan
Skateistan is embarking on a new chapter. One which will see us expand around the world to reach thousands more children. Find out how the Skateistan story continues.
What happened in Afghanistan?
In August 2021 we suspended our Afghan programs due to instability in the country. Where are we now?
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.
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.
Mazar-e-Sharif Update: Partner Profile of the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan
As part of our focus on developing inclusive and accessible programs, we are excited to highlight the work we do with deaf and hard of hearing students.
Student Profile: Introducing Belkesa*
Introducing you to a student at one of our Skate Schools.