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Time Capsule

In about a month my good friend Rhianon will be coming through Vancouver for a visit. There are a few reasons why I am really excited about this. 788 more words

Motorcycles

The Pigeon Plan

We’ve seen wonderful charitable projects that had quite an impact on the lives of kids in areas shattered by war, natural catastrophes and social marginalisation by threading new, alternative paths. 310 more words

Features

Selling Gum and Skateboarding in Kabul

During the last five years working at Skateistan I was asked a couple times to write stories for external media, and even a column. Unfortunately between living in somewhat of a warzone and overworking I didn’t manage to fit this in. 717 more words

Portfolio

Meet Afghanistan's Badass Girl Skateboarders !!! 40% Of Afghanistan’s Skateboarders Are Female ! (10 Images)

Founder Oliver Percovich started out with just three skateboards and a dream in 2007, but has since made Kabul his permanent home and dedicated his life to Skateistan, which now also has an arm in Cambodia. 15 more words

Education

400 Skateboards Have the Power of 400 Troops in Afghanistan

By Re

400— Turkey has announced to deploy an additional 400 troops to Afghanistan next year. There are 400 Australian Defense Force personnel still deployed in Afghanistan. 1,060 more words

Women To Watch

This Organization Empowers Girls In Afghanistan By Teaching Them To Skateboard

If you’ve never heard of Skateistan, take notice: this international organization is changing the lives of young boys and girls in some of the world’s roughest neighborhoods. 280 more words

Features

This Organization Empowers Girls In Afghanistan By Teaching Them To Skateboard

If you’ve never heard of Skateistan, take notice: this international organization is changing the lives of young boys and girls in some of the world’s roughest neighborhoods. 278 more words

Features