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

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...
Kenya’s ministry of education will perform a three-day inspection in public primary schools to evaluate early grade mathematics competencies. Conducted under the Kenya primary education development...

Despite facing long years of civil war and unrest, Puntland has made great progress in ensuring children can go to school and learn. This has resulted in the region becoming a role model for other...

In an effort to strengthen school leadership, Zambia’s ministry of general education is providing school leaders with toolkits, which give step-by-step guidance on implementing effective school...

Our Latest Blogs

April 20, 2018

The government of Madagascar and the World Bank, acting as grant agent for GPE, signed a grant agreement to improve learning outcomes in the first two years of primary education in public schools.

Morning Class at Gbimsi High School in Ghana. Credit: GPE/ Stephan Bachenheimer
April 19, 2018

Global youth ambassador Kenneth Gyamerah reminds leaders of the need to increase investment in basic education as the Commonwealth Heads of Government meet this week.

Girls in class at Makamba Primary School  Uganda. Credit: GPE/Livia Barton
April 18, 2018
In Focus: School Health New research from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, shows that sanitary care and reproductive health education improved girls' attendance at school by 17% in rural Uganda.