Founded in 2004, KEAN is a nonprofit organization, whose mission is to develop and implement humanitarian programs for the protection of the social and physical environment. Its ultimate goal is upgrading the lives of young people and vulnerable social groups, combating social exclusion and poverty, promoting a better-organized society with respect for human rights and the environment, and promoting volunteering spirit and familiarity with the new technologies.
The organization has wide experience and expertise in the implementation of projects aimed at promoting employability, enhancing job-related skills, and promote entrepreneurship. It offers young people and adults a wide range of opportunities to participate in EU programs, practical and VET opportunities, and volunteering for personal and professional development. Initiatives to familiarize citizens with new technologies, to develop their digital skills, and to ensure safe use of new technologies and modern media are at the core of its activities. It has participated in Lifelong Learning, Youth in Action, E+, EuropeAid, DAPHNE, REC, H2020.
Furthermore, KEAN developed the "Planetbook Game", the first educational board/floor game about the environment and climate changes. The game, consisting of 700 knowledge questions about environmental issues, the NGOs for its protection, and Nature’s four basic elements. Through the “PLANETISE” project, co-funded by the Erasmus Plus Programme of the EU, KEAN transferred and further developed the game with NGOs and universities of 6 different EU countries.