The foundation has been established by a Polish writer Mr. Jacek Rębacz in 2012. Since then are committed wholeheartedly to the development of education level among the adults and the youths, particularly with use of non-formal education methods.
We focus on educational activities aimed to face social problems like violence, discrimination, racism, hate speech, problem of inadequate level of education, problems which the youths encounter while starting their adventure on the labor market, projects aimed for raising entrepreneurial and civic awareness, and projects on ecological awareness, projects focused on sustainable development, Green Policies, reduction of the human footprint. We also implement projects aimed to set work placements abroad, support vocational education of young people, create online educational products and solutions. These projects include individual career development, vocational courses and traineeships on national level, aimed at adult unemployed, disabled people and recently embracing also the Ukrainian refugees of all ages.
Co-Founder & CEO
He graduated in law from the University of Maria Curie-Sklodowska in Lublin in 2009. He began working on the implementation, first of fragments, then of the whole, of educational projects financed by European funds in 2011. He started his career from the grassroots, trying in the meantime to spin off the activities of the "Green Elephant" Foundation. Since then, gaining experience for more than a decade fraught with numerous ups and downs, he has written and accounted for many projects, carried out the implementation independently or jointly of dozens of projects in various areas of education, including projects financed by EU, Visegrad, Norwegian, private and national funds, providing the Foundation with self-reliance and writing in the memory of nearly a thousand participants in our projects.
Trainer and a facilitator. She graduated in Business English with a degree in Translation Studies. She started her adventure with the educational projects, first as a participant, in 2012. In 2019 she led her first learning workshops during our project "Hate is not my mate" held in Lublin, Poland. Since then she continues to work as a trainer in projects related to hate speech and extremism but also gained experience in implementing educational activities in the field of business psychology, youth entrepreneurship and leadership. Her unique way of conducting classes makes participants appreciate her approach and engagement in the work. She is particularly interested in sessions based on the concept of psychopathy and sociopathy, which in relation to business and social issues provide new perspectives for expanding knowledge and personal development.
Trainer and a facilitator within non-formal education frame. She has been managing educational process since 2016. She has worked for the municipality of Warsaw and has a general overview of enhancing youth work practices within municipalities in Europe, besides she manages Europe Goes Local programme which helps to strengthen cooperation and develop local youth work within Eastern Europe and Caucasus. Her main expertise these days and the topics she has implemented the trainings are: mental health and body health connections, sports, mindfulness, digital detox, feminism, activism and advocacy campaigns development. As a person who combines many cultures in her life, she is passionate about organizing cultural events and exchanges, what resulted in her being an organizer of cultural festivals in Warsaw and Lomza, Poland.
Trainer and a facilitator. She graduated from English Studies in 2019 with the title of interpreter. and master engineering in the Transportation and Railway Infrastructure. She has 10 years of experience in youth mentoring, and English tutoring. She started to work with us at the beginning of 2019. She gained expertise in the field of Training Courses and Youth Exchanges, particularly focused on Hate Speech, Extremism, Critical Thinking (and related) but also on sustainable development, human footprint and ecological and healthy lifestyle. She led several international educational events and provided online course about Economy and Business to Armenian high school students. Flexitarian, eco-friendly hiking organizer.