We use skateboarding as a tool for empowering youth, to create new opportunities and the potential for change.
An international NGO connecting youth and education through skateboarding in Afghanistan and Cambodia.
"The people that think of skateboarding as a sport only for boys are wrong. I think the word sport means that girls and boys can play together."
Kov Chansangva (Tin), Skate and Classroom Instructor, 20
Because once kids latch onto skating, much more is possible: Education, Community, Leadership
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Savourn has been working at Skateistan Cambodia since the very beginning, so she is kind of like our adopted mother. Here she shares her story about life in Phnom Penh and her experience with Skateistan.
"The first time I saw skateboarding I was really scared, but I still wanted my daughter to try it. I saw that there were teachers to help my daughter and build her confidence." - Savourn