To improve learning outcomes for all girls and boys through an effective and accountable education system. Support will be directed mainly at primary education but there will be some support for improved pre-primary and secondary education, including through Public Private Partnerships. The programme will ensure that at least 325,000 children (half of whom are girls) are supported to gain a decent education and so contribute to Global Goal 4 on education.
British people have a direct say in how an element of the aid budget is spent on NGO projectsUK Aid Match allows the UK public to have a say in how an element of the aid budget is spent. DFID will match fund, pound for pound, public donations to appeals made by selected not-for-profit organisations, enabling them to increase their poverty reduction and development work in DFID priority countries.
The Girls Education Challenge (GEC) will help up to a million of the worlds poorest girls improve their lives through education. The initiative calls on non-governmental organisations (NGOs), charities and the private sector to find better ways of getting girls in school and ensuring they receive a quality of education to transform their future. The total budget value of Ł300 million represents the committed amount of GEC project funding for the 37 individual projects (from 01/01/2013 to 31/03/2017) forming part of the larger GEC programme. Please note that information relating to projects operating in fragile states are not displayed for security reasons.