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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Introducing skateboarding to the provinces... Around 120 high school students from all different provinces skateboarded for the first time earlier this year. Skateistan Cambodia was invited to lead a workshop for the Peace Corps ‘Boys 2 Men’ youth development event, where they build leadership skills, exchange ideas and improve awareness on health and gender issues.
Check out this beautiful new film about how skateboarding is changing lives in Cambodia