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ABOUT THE PROJECT 

What is it about?

Skateistan is an international award-winning NGO, created in 2007 in Afghanistan. Its mission is to empower children and youth through skateboarding and education.

 

They are operating in Germany, South Africa and Cambodia. Since 2018, they are disseminating their knowledge and knowhow with others through the Goodpush Alliance.

Quick overview

  • Creation date: 2007

  • Country of origin: AFGHANISTAN

  • Staff: 107 people

Impact since 2007

13 000

children supported

44%

of girls in their programs

605

children enrolled

into public school

65

skate projects 

supported

Business model

Skateistan has a sustainable business model. It relies on grants and donations from various sources to sustain itself while exploring self-generating revenues to complete their budget.

Discover more

​A few links you should check out:

  • The trailer of a documentary on Skateistan in Kabul

  • An animation video showing the concrete impact Skateistan has on its beneficiaries

  • Olvier Percovich (Skateistan’s co-founder) TEDx video

  • Skateistan’s website

  • The Goodpush Alliance’s website

ABOUT THE FOUNDER

Rhianon Bader

Rhianon is a Canadian Berliner, who always had an interest in social justice, volunteering in social organizations since age 14. She is also a passionate skateboarder. Skateboarding has been her guiding passion throughout her life, connecting her with new people all around the world.

 

She became part of Skateistan's core team. Wanting to empower others to do the same, she has played a key role in creating and growing the Goodpush Alliance.

 

Background & awards

  • Over 15 years of experience in communications

  • Over 10 years in international development

  • Studies in Journalism, Political Science, and Humanitarian Studies

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

In our Discovery program you will learn in details about: 

  • Skateistan (Vision, Story, KPI's, Impact, Business model)

  • Rhianon's entrepreneurial path & mindset (First steps, Main learnings, Pivots)

  • The Good Push Alliance's partnership proposal (Long term vision, Collaboration terms, partner's profile, etc.)

  • What it means to replicate the same concept (Daily life, Possible business models, Necessary skills)

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