Skateistan-IMG-20180220-WA0020
Back

Skateistan Cambodia

Skateistan uses innovative, youth-led programming that builds confidence, trust and social capital amongst children. Using skateboarding, they connect children with education, helping to break the cycle of poverty.

Skateistan works in Afghanistan, Cambodia and South Africa, which are places of long-term social or military conflict and concentrated poverty, and where education and recreational opportunities are compromised.

Skateistan’s project reaches children ages 5 to 17 with focuses on girls, street-working children, migrants, the internally-displaced, and children living with disabilities. Skateistan uses innovative, youth-led programming that builds confidence, trust and social capital among children through Skate Schools. Using skateboarding, they connect children with education, helping to break the cycle of poverty.