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

Over the past 20 years, the number of preschools in Uzbekistan has decreased by almost half. With support from GPE, the government of Uzbekistan is actively investing in the preschool sector to...
Mariam Mohamed Vall put her dream of becoming a teacher on hold to take care of her family. Now she is not only realizing that dream but getting the training she needs to help turn the tide on poor...
The Global Book Alliance (founded by GPE and other partners) is launching a new global digital library in Ethiopia to increase the availability of free, high quality, reading resources for children...
In Focus: Gender Equality Learn how GPE working in partnership with the government of Mauritania, is helping girls like 14-year-old Aichetou transition to lower secondary school by ensuring distance...

Our Latest Blogs

Education in Latin America. Credit: Joao Zinclar
May 24, 2018

CLADE’s new virtual platform monitors public spending in education in 20 countries. This tool which allows to explore gaps between the level of education financing in a country and international parameters, can be leveraged to demand more resources for public education if needed.

Young children gather to have breakfast at the Nkazi school in Moroni, Comoros. Credit: GPE/Aminata Maiga-Touré
May 21, 2018

Measuring equity in education is complex and can be done in many different ways. The FHI 360 team has developed a process to link two commonly used approaches into one 5-step process.

Pan African Conference on Education. Credit: UNESCO Africa
May 18, 2018
GPE youth advocate Edith Asamani participated in the Pan African Conference on Education in Nairobi last month. Along with about 40 other young education advocates, she ensured that the voice of youth was integrated into the deliberations and the outcome document about the continent’s education agenda.