Since 2002, GPE partners have achieved remarkable results and helped millions more children enroll in school for a quality education.

72 million more children were in primary school in 2015 in GPE partner countries compared to 2002
72 million
more children
were in primary school in 2015 in GPE partner countries compared to 2002
65% of GPE partner countries with data showed improved learning results between 2000 and 2015
65%
of GPE partner countries
with data showed improved learning results between 2000 and 2015
64% of GPE partner countries had as many girls as boys completing primary school in 2015
64%
of GPE partner countries
had as many girls as boys completing primary school in 2015
US$2.3 billion in GPE grants have been allocated to partner countries affected by fragility and conflict since 2003
US$2.3 billion
in GPE grants
have been allocated to partner countries affected by fragility and conflict since 2003

Our Impact

At the invitation of the Democratic Republic of Congo, education ministry officials from Chad and Madagascar traveled to Kinshasa to participate in DRC's education joint sector review, learn and...
There is growing interest in the role of early learning programs in promoting peacebuilding because the foundations of development and learning are laid in the first five years of life. The link...
Photo of the week: Harrison Nyamawi has had more than his share of struggles trying to get an education, including raising the money he needed to stay in school. Despite these challenges, he...
In an effort to improve teacher absenteeism, Kenya with support from a US$88.4 million grant from GPE has developed a new Teacher Performance Appraisal Development tool which allows to monitor...

Our Latest Blogs

Salimatou Fatty, a member of GPE’s Youth Advisory Board (YAB) has been included in the list of the 2017 100 most influential young Africans across the continent. Credit: Francisak Viacorka
September 22, 2017
The GPE Secretariat is delighted to congratulate Salimatou Fatty, a member of GPE’s Youth Advisory Board (YAB) who has been included in the list of...
Students in an outdoor classroom at the Muzu primary school in Malawi. Credit: GPE/Chantal Rigaud
September 21, 2017
According to new data released today by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS), 617 million children and adolescents worldwide are not reaching...
Students take a picture in the classroom before resuming their studies. Côte d'Ivoire, December 2015 Credits: GPE/Carine Durand
September 21, 2017
On the International Day of Peace, let’s redouble our efforts to put in place necessary policies and strategies to maximize the positive effects of...