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Our mission


„Happiness is
that multiplies
when it is divided.”.
The activities
of our Foundation is
the best proof of that.

We also accompany our mentees
once the projects have been completed.
We see, how uplifting it is when
someone extends a helping hand to those who are at a very low ebb of their lives.

Lucyna Grzeszczak

President of the Eryk Grzeszczak's "Common Challenges" named after Eryk Grzeszczak is established


Fact & Figures about 5 years of
ERBUD Foundation’s activities

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Over 300

people were provided
with long-term,
support: help
of psychologists
and mentors,
as well as training
and workshops.


children's homes:
in Elbląg,
Chełmno, Marwica,
Otwock, Rzakta
and Równe


4 educational and
development programmes:
TOGETHER Programme,
Recipe for Success,
Additional school lessons programme
"KORKI" and "Resilient Internet Users"


Over the five years of its activities,
the Erbud Foundation improved
the lives of more than three hundred exceptional
people: pupils of children's homes embarking on adult life
and teenagers leaving foster care.


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The ERBUD “Common Challenges” Foundation has developed and runs its own mentoring programme called The TOGETHER Programme. It is based on cooperation between Mentor and Mentee. The aim of the cooperation is to help the mentee to become independent. Mentors are employees of ERBUD Group. Mentee may be a person getting ready to become independent, remaining in the care of foster custody.


How does
The TOGETHER Program work?

Recruitment of Mentors
from the ERBUD Group
A series of training sessions
for Mentors run
by educationalists and psychologists
Establishing working
relationship with
children’s home
Completion of questionnaires
to qualify into the
TOGETHER Programme
Qualification of mentees into
the TOGETHER Programme

for Success

The Foundation is implementing its proprietary Programme called “Recipe for Success”. The initiative is carried out in two ways. It involves both the educators and the mentees in children's homes. The mentees participating in the Program acquire skills needed in their independent lives and their educators learn how to support and motivate effectively young people so that they could become independent. In this way we help not only the currently independent but also other children growing up in the children’s home to become independent.


The Programme provides for:

12 x 5-hour
training sessions combined
with workshop
Individual psychological support
to the Mentees

"Recipe for Success" Programme
The Mentees start participation by attending an integration workshop aimed at developing a sense of security, mutual trust and openness to cooperation. This gradual entry into the Programme enhances psychological competence in the communication area. An important phase is also participation in creativity and creativity training.

The program consists of 12 training and workshop
sessions for tutors. Each session lasts 5 hours
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Agnieszka Tkaczyk
Agnieszka Tkaczyk

Programme Director, psychologist, counselling psychologist, author and one of the workshop leaders under the Recipe for Success Programme

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