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 training and school curricula with the ultimate goal of improving learning outcomes, and is expected to benefit 411,000 school-aged children.
In this op-ed, Rihanna makes the case for investing in education, and encourages individuals to join her in the fight for the quarter of a billion young people still denied the right of education.
October 16, 2018
Preventing visual impairment requires raising visibility and financing for eye care outside the sector and outside the traditional donor aid model. In 2016, through funding from GPE, Sightsavers...
For years, multilateral donors have mobilized billions of dollars to tackle infectious diseases and vaccination while international support for education lagged. However, change is on the way.