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

Meet Gilles from Cameroon, who shares his inspiring story on how education saved him from a life on the streets.
Through the Early Child Education project, financed by GPE, 100 formal schools and community-based preschools have opened in Cambodia, benefiting more than 125,000 students aged 3-5 years old.
Photo of the week: Harrison Nyamawi has had more than his share of struggles trying to get an education, including raising the money he needed to stay in school. Despite these challenges, he...
There is growing interest in the role of early learning programs in promoting peacebuilding because the foundations of development and learning are laid in the first five years of life. The link...

Our Latest Blogs

November 22, 2017
GPE youth advocate Mahmoud Khalil explains the challenges he overcame during forced migration and stresses the importance of education for refugee...
November 21, 2017
A multimedia recap of GPE's third day of action for Universal Children's Day, with activities and engagement from many young people around...
November 20, 2017
Universal Children’s Day presents an opportunity to advocate, promote, and celebrate children's rights. On this important day, we review 5 key...