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  • WomensEmpowermentBreakthrough

    This is amazing and is leading to all kinds of inspiration for my own work with youth here in the US and in Kenya. Thank You!

  • Cece Chou

    Coolest skateboards ever! Wish I could draw one too. High five to Afghanistan kids.

  • archeffect

    Super cool! Thanks for giving these kids a way to express themselves and be hands-on!

  • Johnathan McEachin

    Awesome venture. Wish I could make my way up there to see how things are going. Currently in Kandahar but I'm leaving in a month or so. Kudos!

  • virginia.llorca1

    "Incident at Marjah" . . .building a "park"

  • Meghan Neal

    This project is so awesome... and I want one of these skateboards. Wonder if this would have legs as a business.

  • Mary Slosson

    This is so amazing. Love it! Rock on Skateistan students! \m/

  • Codrut Alexoaia

    Excelent idea! I love how they painted them at the end. It's a great way to get to know them and their culture, as the children see it. Thank you for doing this!

  • Someone Else

    my heart is overjoyed for so many reasons!

  • brillanw

    a couple years ago I met a guy who told me about his friend who started this organization. really excited to see where it's taken off!

  • Lindsey Smith

    What an awesome way to encourage cross-cultural learning and exchange of ideas! THIS IS SO COOL... I wonder what DIY projects are next.

  • Jay Savsani

    Sooo awesome to see Kabul is making really positive moves!

  • Bradley Urso

    You guys rock! I love this idea.