We are proud of the success stories coming out of the global African communities.  Delivering a message of motivation and inspiration to other creatives looking to mold their own story.

This Wednesday we meet Ethiopia Skates, A youth skateboard movement grown on the streets of Addis Ababa since 2013

“We connect Ethiopian skateboarders and coordinate opportunities for foreign skaters to meet locals at skate spots around the country.  We give access to skateboard equipment and maintain skate spots where we organize skate sessions for youth from all backgrounds.”  – ethiopia skate


Mission Statement

We use skateboarding as a means of building confidence, encouraging individual creativity, and making community.


We vision that children from all backgrounds can come together to have access to skateboarding equipment and free skateboard facilities and this community can ensure that all members have the means of education and healthy living.

Values to live by

Diversity – Integrity – Courtesy – Creativity – Fearlessness – Perseverance