Our Progress

Since our inception, more than 3 million people in East Africa have been impacted by our programs.

Students in our partner schools saw a 54% increase in student attendance over schools who didn’t partner with GPFD. Learn more about our impact, partners, and programs in East Africa.

$60,956

in cash, labor, and materials were contributed by partner communities to ensure that our projects were successful and locally-led.

122

safe, sustainable toilets were established in East African schools.

261

handwashing stations were established at schools, health facilities, and in community centers.

99,377

students, teachers, and communities were impacted by locally-led development projects.

Our Values

Principles that guide our journey.

Partnership

Partnerships are fundamental to Global Partners’ mission, vision and approach.

Effectiveness

Global Partners’ projects are community-driven but also evidence-based.

Sustainability

Community engagement fosters long-term ownership.

Integrity

Global Partners is reliably open and honest in its internal and external affairs.

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning

Global Partners is committed to implementing projects that are locally-owned and sustained into the future. We work with schools and communities to develop a long-term sustainability plans before we exit a community. Our engineers provide a detailed maintenance schedules covering advice and approximate costs. The Global Partners team conducts follow-up evaluations at regularly scheduled intervals and is available to offer advice and support as needed.

Learn more about our difference-in-difference evaluation conducted at Apondo Primary School finding that the WASH project reduced rates of diarrhea and parasitic and respiratory infection for the students, as well as giving them the ability to spend significantly more time on homework.

Read our research on literacy in East Africa conducted through a partnership with The Boys & Girls Club of Philadelphia.
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