Since 2002, GPE partners have achieved remarkable results and helped millions more children enroll in school for a quality education.

77 million more children were in primary school in 2016 in partner countries compared to 2002
77 million
more children
were in primary school in 2016 in partner countries compared to 2002
76% of children completed primary school in 2015 in partner countries compared to 63% in 2002
76%
of children
completed primary school in 2015 in partner countries compared to 63% in 2002
66% of partner countries had as many girls as boys completing primary school in 2016 compared to 42% in 2002
66%
of partner countries
had as many girls as boys completing primary school in 2016 compared to 42% in 2002
96% of education sector plans assessed in 2016/17 met quality standards compared to 58% in 2014/15
96%
of education sector plans
assessed in 2016/17 met quality standards compared to 58% in 2014/15

Our Impact

At the completion of the School Health Integrated Program (SHIP) in Cambodia, partners reflect on its achievements in getting children screened for worms and vision problems, to ensure their health...
With a US$20.6 million in grant approved by GPE, Cambodia is launching an initiative to improve the quality of primary education, especially in grades 1, 2 and 3.
How can donkey carts help improve access to education? They ensure children attend school daily and address parents’ concerns that they can make the long distance to school safely.
Nepal’s efforts to reduce disparities across the education sector are bearing fruit: in the last year, 24,090 children were enrolled in school.

Our Latest Blogs

A school building at the Wat Khong Lower Secondary School. Cambodia.
August 17, 2018
How can we ensure that children have access to safe and effective learning spaces? Three GPE youth advocates share their insights.
A primary school in Cameroon. Credit: GPE/Stephan Bachenheimer
August 15, 2018
Learn about the parity indices used to monitor progress towards target 4.5, which aims to eliminate inequalities in education.
Education is a priority for the government of South Sudan. Here a student looks out the window of his classroom. Credit: Steve Evans
August 14, 2018
Peace is on the horizon in South Sudan, and quality education is the key to building a stable future.