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

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...
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.
Photo of the week: For Aishetu Mahmoudu Hama, attending primary school came with many challenges. She was one of only a handful of students studying in a tiny spartanly equipped classroom. Despite...

Our Latest Blogs

Children play on their 'car' in the 'street', Liberia. Credit: GPE/Kelley Lynch
October 17, 2017
Explore a compilation of 5 blog posts we have published on the intricate links between education and poverty.
Children at their desks in a primary school in Vietnam. Credit: GPE/Koli Banik
October 16, 2017
Reflections on the ASPBAE event, where civil society coalitions working on education from 28 countries in the Asia and South Pacific region met in...
During a simulation exercise at the Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute in the Philippines, a participant playing the role of the press carries out an interview. Credit: Jonathan Rudy
October 16, 2017
Teaching peacebuilding through simulations and scenario-based learning is applicable for all grade levels, from preschool to adult education. These...