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

Meet Gilles from Cameroon, who shares his inspiring story on how education saved him from a life on the streets.
The town of Ghindae in Eritrea has only one school with 690 students, 7 teachers and five dilapidated classrooms. Thanks to GPE’s support, old classrooms are being replaced, new textbooks have been...
Bilqis, 10, walked for 6 days with her mother to flee violence. Now she attends a “child-friendly space” (CFS) in Bangladesh but she wants to be able to go to school and learn. Read more on what the...
Photo of the week: 22-year-old Wilfred Mangom shares his story on how education has helped him make a living and become a productive member of his community.

Our Latest Blogs

Local gathering to discuss reopening closed schools. Credit: MOE Afghanistan
January 18, 2018
With support from partners, Afghanistan is reopening schools that had been closed due to insecurity or lack of sufficient facilities. So far, 60...
Malala Yousafzai. Credit: UN Photo/Mark Garten
January 16, 2018
In a personal video message shared on the Malala Fund’s Twitter account, Malala implored “all governments, all countries and all world leaders” to...
A blackboard with data at a teacher training center in Gagnoa, Cote d'Ivoire. Credit: GPE/Carine Durand
January 15, 2018
How can we produce better data on education for developing countries, ultimately resulting in strengthened education systems? This blog proposes to...