Ghassan Kanafani Cultural Foundation
The Ghassan Kanafani Cultural Foundation (GKCF( was founded as la Lebanese NGO on July 8th 1974, on the 2nd anniversary of the martyrdom of Ghassan Kanafani, author, journalist, artist and spokesman for the Palestinian people.

The Foundation runs kindergartens and habilitation centers with a capacity for 625 children, in the Palestinian refugee camps and deprived areas in Lebanon. GKFC's outreach program for disabled children, children's libraries, art centers and clubs benefit another 500 children.

The foundation has four committees: administrative, educational, fundraising and projects.

The total number of dedicated staff members working within GKFS's programs and projects is almost one hundred, in addition to many volunteers.


- Publishing Ghassan Kanafani's literary works in Arabic and other languages.

- Establishing and running both kindergartens for children aged 3 to 6 years and habilitation centers for children with disabilities in deprived areas.

- Establishing and running libraries and art centers for children and other children.

- Integrating activities between disabled children and other children.

- Training teachers and other staff members.

- Promotion cultural and social activities.