Target Locations

Badghis | Daikundi | Farah | Ghor | Helmand | Kandahar | Khost | Nimroz | Nuristan | Paktia | Paktika | Uruzgan | Zabul

The aim of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) Program is to accelerate Afghanistan's progress in meeting the Education for All goals in 40 districts in 13 provinces (Badghis, Daikundi, Farah, Ghor, Helmand, Kandahar, Khost, Nimroz, Nuristan, Paktika, Paktia, Uruzgan, and Zabul).

The majority of out of school girls and boys live in these districts, which are effected by security threats, remoteness, and economic and geographic difficulties. They also face acute shortages of qualified female teachers and learning facilities.

Meanwhile, the number of girls’ schools is lower compared to the boys’ schools signifying that gender disparity is a serious issue in mentioned provinces.