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

Meet Gilles from Cameroon, who shares his inspiring story on how education saved him from a life on the streets.
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...
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...
GPE's Primary Education Development project (PRIEDE) in Kenya provides new textbooks and teacher training that brings mathematics to life and helps teachers improve learning outcomes, even in...

Our Latest Blogs

Primary School in Cameroon. Credit: GPE/Stephan Bachenheimer
December 13, 2017
The PAEQUE (Equity and Quality for Improved Learning) program, supported by a GPE grant has achieved promising results in improving the quality of...
Children line up in front of their preschool in Uganda. Credit: Chantal Rigaud
December 13, 2017
Following the AU-EU Summit in Abidjan last November, a member of the Youth plug-in initiative reflects on the proposals presented at the summit and...
Moussana has a vision impairment and studies in an inclusive classroom in Niger. Credit: GPE/Kelley Lynch
December 12, 2017
USAID’s Africa Education team together with World Bank launched a new US$3 million Disability-Inclusive Education in Africa Program. A 3-year program...