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Our Earth Foundation (Fundacja Nasza Ziemia)


Slawomir Brzozek
of the Our Earth Foundation

It is nice when our job is at the same
time our passion. But my work for the
Our Earth Foundation, things I am
able to do thanks to the Foundation
and through the Foundation, are
much more than just passion for me.
When I saw my newly born son
I realized that Igive him nothing
but the best. And so how can
I give up and let others pollute
the environment?


Partner of the programme and originator of its educational part. The Our Earth Foundation is aorganization founded in 1994 by Mira Stanislawska-Meysztowicz.

The Foundation pursues objectives of public interest and specializes in ecological and civic education. Since its founding, it has coordinated the Clean Up the World campaign in Poland as part of the international movement for environmental protection “Clean Up the World” involving almost 40 million volunteers all over the world.

Foundation is also engaged in implementing all-year environmental protection programmes, in cooperation with local self-governments, schools, organizations, commercial companies and the media.

2001, Mira Stanislawska-Meysztowicz, Founder and President of the Our Earth Foundation, was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta by the President of the Republic of Poland for her activity in the field of public environmental education. In 2002, Polish children awarded Mira Stanislawska-Meysztowicz the Order of the Smile. In 2005, she received the title of the Polish Ecology Person of the Year in a competition organized by non-profit organizations and the National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management.

Professional approach and efforts of the Our Earth Foundation were appreciated and rewarded, among others, with: the “Golden Leaf” distinction of the Ministry of the Environment (1996), the Henry Ford European Conservation Award (1997), the “Pro Publico Bono” distinction for the best civic initiatives (2002) and, in 2006, the main prize in the national opinion poll for the best organization promoting recycling in the years 2001-2005.

2010, the Foundation received a distinction in the competition of the Ministry of the Environment entitled “Untypical Biodiversity Lesson” and was included in the list of “Young Talent Nurseries” as part of the initiative of the Minister of National Education.

The Our Earth Foundation Management Board members include: Mira Stanislawska-Meysztowicz, Founder and President of the Management Board, and Slawomir Brzozek, Vice-President of the Management Board.

Our Earth Foundation has 20 regular employees all over Poland. Each year, almost 2 milion volunteers participate in its campaigns and programmes!

Learn more: www.naszaziemia.pl

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