Skateistan - Johannesburg

Skateistan - Johannesburg

Using skateboarding as a tool for empowering youth, to create new opportunities and the potential for change. Operating as an Afghan NGO, Skateistan builds trust among youth and develops their confidence, leadership, and life skills.

Skateistan is an award­-winning international non­profit sport for development organization that uses skateboarding and education for youth empowerment. Over 1500 at­-risk youth, aged 5­-17, attend Skateistan’s programs every week in Afghanistan, Cambodia and South Africa. Through their innovative programs, Skate and Create, Back­to­School and Youth Leadership, Skateistan aims to give youth the opportunity to become leaders for a better world. s. With three programs, Skate and Create, Back-To-School and Youth Leadership being provided to over 1500 youth aged 5-17 each week. 

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