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

The Tim Hines School in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, illustrates the positive impact a school can have on the local community. With the new national education sector plan, supported by a GPE grant,...
Today a new report on the Economic Impacts of Child Marriage is launched by the World Bank and the International Center on Research for Women (ICRW). GPE contributed funding to this research. We...
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

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...
UN General Assembly 2016, New York City. Credit: GPE/ Ludovica Pellicioli
September 20, 2017
Follow live: Financing the Future: Education 2030, a high-level event at the UN General Assembly will address the alarming education crisis the world...