Believe in Schatzi - People with special needs can enjoy life to the fullest

A non-profit organization, Believe in Schatzi is committed to helping young adults living with special needs to enjoy the fullest and most independent life possible.

Its founders Ashtan Davids and his sister Megan Cross wanted to help people with special needs to be able to cope with everyday work life situations.

The idea to start Believe in Schatzi was considered a year ago when Ashtan turned 18. He has cerebral palsy and his family wanted him to enjoy the things he loves, like surfing.

Schatzi means treasure or something of value.

The organisation campaigns for better accessibility and work opportunities for people with special needs, also offering them skills training and recreational opportunities – even adaptive surfing.

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