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16. NGO’s: Stakeistan


In the last project of the term we shall discuss successful initiatives of intervention in the community. Let’s set off with Stakistan

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Surf the site and find out what Skateistan is all about. YOu’ll need to answer the following questions:

Does Skateistan break the stereotypes we have about certain communities? countries? Intervention programs?


  • How long has it been working?
  • Where?
  • Who is behind? Whose idea was it?
  •  Is there a section in Spain?
  • Where does the funding come from?
  • How can people take part?
  • Has Skateistan ‘s initiative expanded to other countries?


  • What do you think about the project?
  • What is your opinion of the site?
  • Could a similar initiative be successful in Spain?
  • Do you think it could be a motivating  for Spanish teenagers to get involved?
  • Is Skateistan an opportunity to develop youth leadership and ethical values? Why? Why not?
  • Can you see any drawbacks in this project?




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