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

The GPE conference in Dakar on February 1 and 2, 2018 was the largest ever education financing event, with more than 10 heads of state, 100 ministers, and 1,200 participants. The event resulted in...
Niger has one of the worst literacy rates in the world. With 10 different ethnic groups and languages, the Niger government, with support from GPE, is piloting local-language curriculum to improve...
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.
With support from partners, Afghanistan is reopening schools that had been closed due to insecurity or lack of sufficient facilities. So far, 60 schools have been reopened.

Our Latest Blogs

March 16, 2018
In Focus: Gender Equality 14-year-old Aichetou is one girl whose family is convinced that an educated girl will become an empowered woman. With this belief at their core, they support and encourage Aichetou to finish school so that she can realize her full potential.
March 15, 2018
GPE analyzed how disability and inclusive education are handled in education sector plans and GPE-funded programs in a new stocktake report.
March 14, 2018
In Focus: Gender Equality Despite more countries adopting laws against domestic violence and sexual harassment, a new note analyzing global and regional trends shows that a shocking number of women and girls still lack legal protection at home, in school and in public spaces.