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

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.
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...
Through the Early Child Education project, financed by GPE, 100 formal schools and community-based preschools have opened in Cambodia, benefiting more than 125,000 students aged 3-5 years old.
GPE's Primary Education Development project (PRIEDE) in Kenya provides new textbooks and teacher training that brings mathematics to life and helps teachers improve learning outcomes, even in...

Our Latest Blogs

22-year-old Wilfred Mangom shares his story on how education has helped him make a living. Credit: GPE/Philippe Menkoue
November 24, 2017
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...
UNESCO Bangkok, in collaboration with the Chiang Rai Provincial Office of the Non-Formal and Informal Education, and with funding from Educate a Child, support the Home for Hill Tribe Students’ efforts to enroll out-of-school hill tribe children in school. Credit: UNESCO Bangkok
November 23, 2017
A boarding house welcomes 46 hill tribe children in Thailand in an effort to prevent them from joining the millions of out-of-school children in...
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...