"We use skateboarding as a tool for empowering youth, to create new opportunities and the potential for change." So reads the mission statement for international non-profit Skateistan, which is committed to teaching Afghani and Cambodian children - 40% of them female - to skate. Founded by Oliver Percovich in 2009, the school is now expanding to Mazar-e-Sharif. (Read more about that, here.)

What an amazing idea. Learn how to support Skateistan, here

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