Since 2003 GPE partners have helped to get nearly 22 million more children in school, including 10 million girls.
The literacy rates for youth between 15 and 24 years old in GPE-endorsed countries increased from 77% in 2000-03 to 81% in 2007-10. This rate has grown more rapidly in conflict-affected GPE countries, from 56 to 69%.
3- Girls’ Education
In 2011, 72% of girls in GPE countries finished primary school compared to 55% in 2002.
Since 2004 GPE has contributed to train about 300,000 teachers.
Since 2004, GPE has contributed to build, rehabilitate and equip close to 53,000 classrooms.
Since 2004, the GPE Fund has been used to purchase and distribute about 50 million textbooks.
7- Primary School Completion
The primary school completion rate in GPE partner developing countries has increased from 61% in 2002 to 75% in 2011.
8- External Financing
GPE has allocated US$3.7 billion in grants to education between 2003 and 2013.
9- Gender Parity
In 2011, 20 GPE partner developing countries have achieved gender parity in enrollments, or have more girls than boys in school.
10- Domestic Financing
On average, domestic financing for education as a share of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in partner developing countries increased by 10 percent after they joined the partnership.