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

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.
Aicha Macky, a sociologist and documentary film maker from Niger, can't imagine her life without an education. She strongly believes that a woman who is educated is better equipped to run a...
Kenya has a large and complex education system with an estimated 12 million children in about 120,000 institutions, including pre-primary schools. The Kenyan government is working with GPE to...
Meet Rachel Azalenko-Akouete who shares her story on how education has helped her achieve her goals in life. A RESULTS Real Change Fellow, Rachel asks to raise our voices in support of education by...

Our Latest Blogs

22-year-old Wilfred Mangom shares his story on how education has helped him make a living. Credit: GPE/Philippe Menkoue
November 24, 2017
Photo of the week: 22-year-old Wilfred Mangom shares his story on how education has helped him make a living and become a productive member of his...
UNESCO Bangkok, in collaboration with the Chiang Rai Provincial Office of the Non-Formal and Informal Education, and with funding from Educate a Child, support the Home for Hill Tribe Students’ efforts to enroll out-of-school hill tribe children in school. Credit: UNESCO Bangkok
November 23, 2017
A boarding house welcomes 46 hill tribe children in Thailand in an effort to prevent them from joining the millions of out-of-school children in...
Mahmoud with a group of children and volunteers. Credit: Azhar Siddiqui
November 22, 2017
GPE youth advocate Mahmoud Khalil explains the challenges he overcame during forced migration and stresses the importance of education for refugee...