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
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
US$2.3 billion
in GPE grants
have been allocated to partner countries affected by fragility and conflict since 2003

Our Impact

Over the past decades, Burkina Faso has made impressive progress in education: from 60% of children out of school in the early 2000s to 70% of children now enrolled in primary school. But the country...
The town of Ghindae in Eritrea has only one school with 690 students, 7 teachers and five dilapidated classrooms. Thanks to GPE’s support, old classrooms are being replaced, new textbooks have been...
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

January 18, 2018
With support from partners, Afghanistan is reopening schools that had been closed due to insecurity or lack of sufficient facilities. So far, 60...
January 16, 2018
In a personal video message shared on the Malala Fund’s Twitter account, Malala implored “all governments, all countries and all world leaders” to...
January 15, 2018
How can we produce better data on education for developing countries, ultimately resulting in strengthened education systems? This blog proposes to...