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

Scholarships help girls in Niger who live too far from secondary school to find host families and continue to go to school
Aicha Macky, a sociologist and documentary film maker from Niger, can't imagine her life without an education. She strongly believes that a woman who is educated is better equipped to run a...
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...
Kenya has a large and complex education system with an estimated 12 million children in about 120,000 institutions, including pre-primary schools. The Kenyan government is working with GPE to...

Our Latest Blogs

Student campaigners stand in front of the Prime Minister's home in London. Credit: Send my friend to school
December 18, 2017
Today Global Citizen, the Send My Friend to School coalition, and the One Campaign are taking the voices of 1.4 million to the UK Prime Minister to...
The Japan NGO Network for Education (JNNE) is a coalition of 21 Japanese NGOs working for international cooperation in education.
December 14, 2017
This year over 43,000 students around Japan participated in the “The World’s Biggest Lesson” campaign, organized by the Japan NGO Network for...
Primary School in Cameroon. Credit: GPE/Stephan Bachenheimer
December 13, 2017
The PAEQUE (Equity and Quality for Improved Learning) program, supported by a GPE grant has achieved promising results in improving the quality of...