Child from Angola on a skateboard

Planting the positive seeds of skateboarding

Concrete Jungle Foundation (CJF) runs youth programmes & builds skateparks
for communities around the world.

Concrete Jungle Foundation (CJF) runs youth programmes & builds skateparks
for communities around the world.

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Skateboarding for
development in Angola

Angola map skatepark

Bom Dia

The Luanda Skatepark was built in late 2018 in partnership with New Line Skateparks and the Angola Skateboarding Union (ASU), which today manages on the ground activities.

750 sqm skatepark

51 children impacted through Edu-Skate

23% female participation

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Skateboarding for
development in Jamaica

Jamaica map skatepark

Whagwan?

The Freedom Skatepark was built by CJF in 8 Miles, Bull Bay in the spring of 2020. Today we provide youth programmes, loaner boards, workshops, community activities and contests for the local beneficiaries. We also employ local staff as well.

1300 sqm skatepark

195 children impacted through Edu-Skate

27% female participation accross programmes last month

2700+ skateboards loaned

23 total attendance last month for the Homework programme

7 local staff employed

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Skateboarding for
development in Peru

Peru map skatepark

Buenos Dias

The Alto Trujillo Skatepark was CJF’s first project, built on the grounds of a school in Trujillo back in 2017. Our Edu-Skate programme, now part of the school curriculum, is managed by our local staff and international volunteers. We also organise weekend activities and workshops for the kids.

150 sqm skatepark

235 children impacted through Edu-Skate

40% female participation

8 local youth employed

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Empowering youth through skateboarding

child dropping a ramp on a skateboard

Edu-Skate Programme


Age: 6-16
"Providing positive life-skills through skateboarding to disadvantaged children."

Edu-Skate Programme
Opening Day of Cerrito's skatepark in Peru

Planting Seeds Apprenticeship Programme


Age: 16+
"Paid apprenticeship programmes developing employable skills (e.g. multimedia, construction, project management) for young adults."

Planting Seeds Planting Seeds Apprenticeship

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Angola kid smiling at the skatepark
Angola kid smiling at the skatepark

What's new?

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Jun 23, 2021 · 2 min read

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Researching Skateboarding in Jamaica: Part 1



Our June residency at Stranded FM was broadcasted from the Caribbean shoreline of Bull Bay, Jamaica. Over three months we are working with Concrete Jungle Foundation on an ambitious research project to record the impact of The Freedom Skatepark one year after construction.

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May 28, 2021 · 4 min read

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Interview with the Energetic Nomads from Jamaica



A year after they started skateboarding, we caught up with the Energetic Nomads, the first group of graduates from the Edu-Skate Programme at the Freedom Skatepark. They have grown into a close-knit group that spends most of their days together. Get to know the group better through the following group interview.

Join CJFamily now

Concrete Jungle Family is our global community of supporters, skateboarders, students and parents that share our mission to empower children through skateboarding, youth programmes and community development.

With the support of the Family, we have over the past three years been able to...

  • Build 3 free-of-charge, public skateparks in at-risk communities in Peru, Angola and Jamaica
  • Directly impact 365 children through 223 classes as part of the Edu Skate programme
  • Provide 9 paid apprenticeships to youth in need as part of the Planting Seeds programme
  • Achieve a 36% female particpation rate across our programmes
  • Employ 16 local adolescents and young adults across our project locations

By donating 5€ or more a month you can join the Concrete Jungle Family, help us support the hundreds of youth we work with around the world, as well as help us build more skateparks for communities in need.

All Family Members also get -25% off everything in our online shop!

Thank you for helping us spread the positive seeds of skateboarding.

Referral programme
Group picture of Peru skateboarders stretching

Join CJFamily now

Concrete Jungle Family is our global community of supporters, skateboarders, students and parents that share our mission to empower children through skateboarding, youth programmes and community development.

With the support of the Family, we have over the past three years been able to...

  • Build 3 free-of-charge, public skateparks in at-risk communities in Peru, Angola and Jamaica
  • Directly impact 365 children through 223 classes as part of the Edu Skate programme
  • Provide 9 paid apprenticeships to youth in need as part of the Planting Seeds programme
  • Achieve a 36% female particpation rate across our programmes
  • Employ 16 local adolescents and young adults across our project locations

By donating 5€ or more a month you can join the Concrete Jungle Family, help us support the hundreds of youth we work with around the world, as well as help us build more skateparks for communities in need.

All Family Members also get -25% off everything in our online shop!

Thank you for helping us spread the positive seeds of skateboarding.

Referral programme
Group picture of Angolan skateboarders