Kitintale Skates.
Yann Gross' photo essay of The First and Only East African Skatepark.

Yann Gross’s “Kintintale Skates,” offers a glimpse at the first skate park in East Africa. Located in a working class suburb of Kampala, Uganda, the park was created both for and by local kids, without assistance from either NGOs or government. Gross describes it as both a source of pride and empowerment, a space that not only keeps kids out of trouble, but fosters the development of a real sense of community. It’s one defined by respect and solidarity, and it feels like a realized dream.
(GOOD Magazine)

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