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Mission

about skate aid

skate-aid stands for a holistic, self-determined approach to the support of young people in the context of youth aid, sport, culture and international understanding. Our Mission: We empower kids! Since 2009, we use the pedagogical power of skateboarding in our worldwide projects. It gives kids and teenagers orientation and identity-creating freedom in their orientation phase and helps them to develop into strong individuals on the basis of self-determination and intrinsic motivation. Thus, skate-aid provides sustainable socialization, prevention and peace work, where social injustices and difficult living conditions endanger young people and inhibit their development.

News about skate aid

28.02.2020

Sadly we have to announce, that our active projects are closed until further notice. Therefore, no supervised skateboarding and no access to the skate parks at all. We encourage everybody to stay home.
According to the directive of the BMZ (Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development) all of our international volunteers are getting back to their home countries. But we, as well as the volunteers, are more than ready to go back on track and into the projects as soon as we are allowed to and it’s safe again.
Thanks to our local volunteers and partner we will be able to restart the workshops as soon as the corona crisis is over and it’s safe again.
In the meantime…please wash your hands & stay healthy!

28.02.2020

This week we wanted to start the "Skull Bowl Project" for our Uganda project. In cooperation with our partner Jack, from the "Uganda Skateboard Union", we will add a bowl to the skate park. Since the project has been so successful so far, we will also send additional volunteers to Uganda this year to support the locals in their weekly workshops so that even more kids have the opportunity to take part. Our project coordinator Gabu wanted to head to Kampala this week to start the construction. The grand opening was planned for June ... BUT ...

Sample projects

Pedagogical Workshops

Skate-aid has been a partner of the German association "The Global Experience" since 2015 and accompanies students of the Schiller Gymnasium and the Primus School in Münster as part of an intercultural inclusion exchange at the NISE school center in Windhoek / Namibia. It is a school center for physically and mentally impaired children and adolescents and is located near the Katutura Township.

Meaningful leisure activities for children and adolescents

skate-aid wants to improve together with the SOS Children's Villages the situation of the many traumatized children of Damascus. In the skate park, the children should have the opportunity, in the framework of pedagogically supervised workshops, to let off steam, to strengthen their sense of belonging and to overcome trauma when dealing with others.

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Support us with your donation and help skate-aid to keep the help rolling:
-by building skate parks as safe spaces for self-socialization, integration and inclusion
-through workshops to support intrinsic motivation, creativity, commitment and resilience
-through events to strengthen the personality and social skills.
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Whether as a private person, celebrity or company ... it is about the commitment of each individual, the personal commitment and the lifeblood, if you want to promote a good cause. That's why we appreciate any form of support. Together with you we empower kids! Be part of our mission and check out many possibilities to help us.