Read the speech delivered by World Bank President Jim Yong Kim during the World Education Forum about the importance of education, and learn the three reasons why equity and learning in education should be an integral part of the final push to end extreme poverty by 2030.
A total of 347 junior high school girls from 15 selected schools in Ghana received sanitary pads in addition to other school items. These items were provided by the UK Aid in partnership with the Ministry of Education of Ghana, through the Global Partnership for Education in Ghana program.
The Global Partnership for Education approved a grant of US$57.9 million to support primary education in Mozambique.
The Global Partnership approved a US$17.64 million (about Rwf12 billion), grant to support the expansion and quality of Rwanda’s education system.
Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $120 million loan in additional funding for a six-year government-led programme to improve the quality and reach of primary education in Bangladesh. The loan will be complemented by co-financing from the European Union, the Global Partnership for Education, the United Nations Children’s Fund, and the World Bank.