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

Slideshow: Read remarkable stories of young people living in GPE partner developing countries about how education has changed their lives.
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...
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...
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,...

Our Latest Blogs

The Tim Hines school in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. The school sets a good example of how community efforts and the involvement of parents make a positive impact for students.
September 25, 2017
Earlier this month, Honduras’ new 2017-2030 education sector plan was presented to partners in Honduras and to a joint GPE-World Bank delegation. The...
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...