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Skateistan began as a grassroots 'Sport for Development' project on the streets of Kabul in 2007, and is now an award-winning, international non-profit organization with sites in Afghanistan, Cambodia and South Africa.

Awards for our work include being included on the Global Journal's "Top 100 NGOs for 2013" list, and winning the "UNICEF Education through Sport" award at the 2013 Beyond Sport Forum. More recently, Skateistan was named one the LEGO Foundation and Ashoka Changemaker's Champions of Learning Through Play in 2014 and was presented with the Laureus Sport for Good Award in 2015.

Our work has been covered in over 1000 media pieces since 2007, including the New York Times, BBC, Al-Jazeera, Economist, Upworthy and Foreign Policy.

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  1. Skateistan Cambodia
  3. Leigh Pateman
  4. Tanya Moses
  5. Samantha Page
  6. The Red Lodge