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

On World Teachers' Day, learn five ways in which GPE partner countries are empowering teachers and equipping them with the necessary skills and resources to teach effectively.
Slideshow: Read remarkable stories of young people living in GPE partner developing countries about how education has changed their lives.
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,...
Aicha Macky, a sociologist and documentary film maker from Niger, can't imagine her life without an education. She strongly believes that a woman who is educated is better equipped to run a...

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...