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

Photo of the week: Fanti, 25 years old, had to go far away from home to study at the University of Lagos. However, she persevered because she knows that education will change her life.
Learn what GPE partner countries are doing to include children with disabilities in schools. Only through inclusive education can SDG 4 be realized
A back to school campaign in Burundi, launched by UNICEF in October 2017 with support from the Global Partnership for Education, puts the spotlight on the importance of education
Bilqis, 10, walked for 6 days with her mother to flee violence. Now she attends a “child-friendly space” (CFS) in Bangladesh but she wants to be able to go to school and learn. Read more on what the...

Our Latest Blogs

Camilla Croso, Global Campaign for Education, speaking during the GPE Financing Conference. Credit: GPE/Heather Shuker
February 15, 2018
The Global Campaign for Education celebrates the commitments from developing country and donor governments to step up education financing during the...
After seeing that many girls in her community don’t complete their education, Peace launched a project called “All Girls Must Go to School.” Credit: Tolu Onibokun for Malala Fund
February 14, 2018
15-year-old Peace feels privileged her parents saw the value of sending her to school - this was not the case for many girls in her village. Inspired...
Brishna, lives in a small village in Garamser, Helmand. She is 9 years old and comes from a poor family. Brishna is a bright girl and always wanted to go to school.
February 13, 2018
The GPE-funded program in Afghanistan has made great progress in increasing and sustaining equitable access to education. Over the last year and a...