Skateistan is an award-winning, international non-profit organization which uses skateboarding and education for youth empowerment. With Skate Schools in Afghanistan, Cambodian 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.