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

Thanks to education, Michael could escape from a life of crime and violence. Now he is giving back by mentoring young people in the slums to help them find a path to a better life.
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,...
On World Teachers' Day, learn five ways in which GPE partner countries are empowering teachers and equipping them with the necessary skills and resources to teach effectively.
There is growing interest in the role of early learning programs in promoting peacebuilding because the foundations of development and learning are laid in the first five years of life. The link...

Our Latest Blogs

Mahmoud with a group of children and volunteers. Credit: Azhar Siddiqui
November 22, 2017
GPE youth advocate Mahmoud Khalil explains the challenges he overcame during forced migration and stresses the importance of education for refugee...
Children in the Democratic Republic of Congo
November 21, 2017
A multimedia recap of GPE's third day of action for Universal Children's Day, with activities and engagement from many young people around...
Children draw at School #4 in Tajikistan. Credit: GPE/ Carine Durand
November 20, 2017
Universal Children’s Day presents an opportunity to advocate, promote, and celebrate children's rights. On this important day, we review 5 key...