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

The state of Katsina’s Commissioner for Education, Dr. Badamasi Lawal Charanchi, recently recognized that GPE’s support to the Nigeria government through a $100 million fund, has really contribute to...
Learn how a US$34 million GPE grant to Balochistan is making education more accessible, especially for girls.
Nepal’s efforts to reduce disparities across the education sector are bearing fruit: in the last year, 24,090 children were enrolled in school.
Sudan has endured several armed conflicts that devastated the education sector. Recognizing that a strong education system can promote peace and prevent conflict, the government of Sudan, with...

Our Latest Blogs

Students in class at the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya. Credit: UNHCR/Samuel Otieno
September 24, 2018
At a high-level event in New York tomorrow co-hosted by GPE, the education community will discuss further action to ensure refugee children can still go to school. Here’s what GPE is already doing.
School girls performed during the closing ceremony of the Guyana early childhood education program. Credit: GPE/Carolina Valenzuela
September 21, 2018
The closing ceremony of the Guyana early childhood education project was marked by the impressions of several partners and testimonies of program beneficiaries.
Dorah Kitala (Standing) as she listen to learners’ discussions in Montseraddo (Liberia) on how to prevent violence in schools. Photo Credit: ICQN-PE.
September 21, 2018
Today, September 21, marks the celebration of the International Day of Peace. Let’s review the work on the ADEA’s Inter-Country Quality Node on Peace Education