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

Our Impact

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.
Thanks to education, Michael could escape from a life of crime and violence. Now he is giving back by mentoring young people in the slums to help them find a path to a better life.
In an effort to improve teacher absenteeism, Kenya with support from a US$88.4 million grant from GPE has developed a new Teacher Performance Appraisal Development tool which allows to monitor...
On World Teachers' Day, learn five ways in which GPE partner countries are empowering teachers and equipping them with the necessary skills and resources to teach effectively.

Our Latest Blogs

Two teachers at Kamusenene Primary School, Mubende, North Buganda Province. Thanks to the support from the GPE program, the teachers have been trained to develop early grade reading materials, as displayed at the back. Credit: GPE/Fazle Rabbani
October 18, 2017
Building on Uganda’s great progress in increasing the number of children enrolled in school, the GPE-supported program in this country now aims to...
Children play on their 'car' in the 'street', Liberia. Credit: GPE/Kelley Lynch
October 17, 2017
Explore a compilation of 5 blog posts we have published on the intricate links between education and poverty.
A young girl in class at the Tim Hines school in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. The school sets a good example of how community efforts and the involvement of parents make a positive impact for students. Credit: GPE/Carolina Valenzuela
October 16, 2017
Observations from Alice Albright during her trip to Honduras, where she saw firsthand the progress made in the education sector as well as the...