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
of GPE partner countries
with data showed improved learning results between 2000 and 2015
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

Our Impact

In Focus: Gender Equality In Mauritania, Mariam Mohamed Vall put her dream of becoming a teacher on hold to...
In Focus: Gender Equality Read 8 stories of girls around the world which highlight the great progress that...
The Gambia received US$35 million from GPE and the World Bank to increase access to early childhood education, basic education, and koranic centers. The grant will also help improving teacher...
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...

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.

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.

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.