Since 2002, GPE partners have achieved remarkable results and helped millions more children enroll in school for a quality education.

77 million
more children
were in primary school in 2016 in partner countries compared to 2002
76%
of children
completed primary school in 2015 in partner countries compared to 63% in 2002
66%
of partner countries
had as many girls as boys completing primary school in 2016 compared to 42% in 2002
96%
of education sector plans
assessed in 2016/17 met quality standards compared to 58% in 2014/15

Our Impact

Explore the challenges that girls in developing countries face to get an education and the benefits that educating girls brings.
Thanks to US$100 million from GPE, Kaduna State in Nigeria is preparing to spend N3 billion on girls’ education and school improvement before the end of 2018.
At a high-level event in New York tomorrow co-hosted by GPE, the education community will discuss further action to ensure refugee children can still go to school. Here’s what GPE is already doing.
The closing ceremony of the Guyana early childhood education project was marked by the impressions of several partners and testimonies of program beneficiaries.

Our Latest Blogs

October 17, 2018
An interview of Victoria Ibiwoye, youth representative on the Education 2030 Steering Committee, who talks about her experiences, motivations, and her message to other young people about education.
October 16, 2018

A GPE youth advocate is using her voice to raise awareness about gender-based violence in school and how to empower girls to fight back.

October 12, 2018
Through the “School for All” project, children in Niger made impressive gains in math thanks to extra hours of class and support to teachers and communities, proving that tackling the learning crisis is possible even in difficult contexts.