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

Thanks to education, Michael could escape from a life of crime and violence. Now he is giving back by mentoring young people in the slums to help them find a path to a better life.
Scholarships help girls in Niger who live too far from secondary school to find host families and continue to go to school
Slideshow: Read remarkable stories of young people living in GPE partner developing countries about how education has changed their lives.
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

Rashida Ibrahim is a 28-year-old English teacher in Niger, who understands the importance and benefits of getting an education. Credit: GPE/Kelley Lynch
October 20, 2017
Photo of the week: 28-year-old English teacher, Rashida Ibrahim, is committed to contributing to the development of her country by providing...
Students raising hands at the Hidassie School. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Credit: GPE/Midastouch
October 19, 2017
Explore findings of a Young Lives Round Five Survey conducted in Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam, which followed the educational trajectories of 2...
Two teachers at Kamusenene Primary School, Mubende, North Buganda Province. Thanks to the support from the GPE program, the teachers have been trained to develop early grade reading materials, as displayed at the back. Credit: GPE/Fazle Rabbani
October 18, 2017
Building on Uganda’s great progress in increasing the number of children enrolled in school, the GPE-supported program in this country now aims to...