Welcome to GCF
The Global Catalyst Foundation is
a private foundation established by the principals of Global
Catalyst Partners, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm. Its
mission is to improve peoples' lives through the effective
application of information technologies. The Foundation
initiates and supports innovative projects worldwide to
improve education, alleviate poverty, promote social tolerance
and celebrate diversity.
The Gandhi Project
The Gandhi Project aspires to encourage peace and tolerance in The Region through the promotion of Gandhi's principles and philosophy.
"Gandhi," dubbed in Arabic, will be screened in Palestinian communities and refugee camps, promoting Gandhi's philosophy of nonviolent resistance which was successfully used to gain independence for India.
Administered by Relief International-Schools Online in partnership with Palestinian NGOs and community based organizations, The Gandhi Project is developing a series of educational and training materials to supplement the film.
Kasulu and Mtabila Internet Project
At Mtabila, a UNHCR camp for Burundi refugees in Tanzania, a GCF supported computer center offers general classes, distance learning, and ICDL courses to adults, teens, and children.