World Bank Group

  • A Advocate
  • F Funder
  • I Implementer
  • N Network
  • P Policymaker
  • R Researcher

Description

With 189 member countries, staff from more than 170 countries, and offices in over 130 locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries. Our Mission: To end extreme poverty by reducing the share of the global population that lives in extreme poverty to 3 percent by 2030. To promote shared prosperity by increasing the incomes of the poorest 40 percent of people in every country. The World Bank Group is one of the world’s largest sources of funding and knowledge for developing countries. Its five institutions share a commitment to reducing poverty, increasing shared prosperity, and promoting sustainable development.

Primary Functions

  • Awareness Raising/Advocacy
  • Capacity building/Technical assistance
  • Networking/Convening

Secondary Functions

  • Other
  • Research - policy analysis
  • Research - project evaluation

Geographic Scope

  • Global / regional

Areas of work Back to Top

Education topics addressed

Attainment

  • Post-secondary
  • Primary completion
  • Primary enrollment
  • Primary to secondary transition
  • Secondary completion

Other skills

  • Life skills/sexuality education
  • Rights/empowerment education
  • Social and emotional learning
  • Vocational training

Quality

  • School quality
  • School-related gender-based violence

Skills

  • Civics education
  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • STEM

Cross-cutting topics addressed

  • Adolescent pregnancy/childbearing
  • Early/child marriage
  • Economic/livelihoods (including savings/financial inclusion, etc.)
  • Female genital mutilation/cutting
  • Food/water security
  • HIV and STIs
  • Masculinities/boys
  • Migration
  • Nutrition
  • Other aspects of sexual and reproductive health
  • Sports
  • Violence (at home, in relationships)
  • WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene)

Funders and partners Back to Top

Current girls' education partners

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Locations and contact information Back to Top

Website

World Bank Group

Headquarters location(s)

  • Washington, D.C., , United States of America

Office location(s)

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Australia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bangladesh
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Benin
  • Bolivia, Plurinational State of
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Brazil
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Congo
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Croatia
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • France
  • Gabon
  • Gambia, The
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iraq
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Lithuania
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Mexico
  • Mongolia
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Nepal
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • North Macedonia
  • Pakistan
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Republic of Moldova
  • Romania
  • Russian Federation
  • Rwanda
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • Switzerland
  • Tajikistan
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Türkiye
  • Turkmenistan
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • United Republic of Tanzania
  • United States of America
  • Uzbekistan
  • Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
  • Viet Nam
  • West Bank and Gaza
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Locations of current girls’ education work

Map showing countries (listed below) where the organization is involved with girls' education programs

Not applicable or unknown

Projects Back to Top

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Georgia I2Q - Innovation, Inclusion and Quality

Project/Program

Zambia Education Enhancement Project ZEEP

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Guinea-Bissau: The Quality Education for All Project

Project/Program

Education Sector Support Program

Project/Program

Zambia Education Sector Budget Support Programme

Project/Program

Ethiopia General Education Quality Improvement Program for Equity

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Eqra Project for Afghanistan

Project/Program

Education Access and Quality Improvement Project (EAQIP)

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Albania Gender Equality in Access to Economic Opportunities DPF

Project/Program

Rwanda Education Sector Programme Implementation Grant

Project/Program

Senegal Quality and Equity of Basic Education

Project/Program

Adolescent Girls Initiative for Learning and Empowerment (AGILE)

Research Project/Report/Study

Pivoting to inclusion: Leveraging lessons from COVID-19 crisis for learners with disabilities

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Benin Global Partnership for Education Project

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Improving Youth Employability Through Informal Apprenticeship

Project/Program

COVID-19 Response Project in the Education Sector in Benin

Project/Program

Quality Education for All Project

Project/Program

Partnership for Education Project for Nigeria

Advocacy Campaign/Project

Safe to Learn

Project/Program

Congo - Education Sector Support Project

Advocacy Campaign/Project

Youth Empowerment

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Guinea Project for Results in Early Childhood and Basic Education

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Ghana Secondary Education Improvement Project

Project/Program

Basic Education Strengthening Project

Project/Program

Third Punjab Education Sector Project for Pakistan

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Kiribati Fifth Economic Reform Development Policy Operation

Project/Program

Biruh Tesfa for All (“Bright Future for All”)

Project/Program

Burundi Transitional Education Plan (TEP)

Project/Program

UG Teacher and School Effectiveness Project

Project/Program

Providing an Education of Quality in Haiti (PEQH)

Project/Program

Promoting Early Childhood Development Project

Project/Program

Primary Education Equity in Learning Program

Project/Program

Tanzania Secondary Education Quality Improvement Project (SEQUIP)

Network/Convening/Conference

Sahel Women’s Empowerment and Demographic Dividend (SWEDD)

Project/Program

Small Recipient Executed trust Fund Grant to the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)

Research Project/Report/Study

Estimating the Impacts of Microfranchising on Young Women in Nairobi

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Pakistan: Expanding equal access to learning during coronavirus

Project/Program

Burundi Skills for Jobs: Women and Youth Project

Research Project/Report/Study

The Impact of Secondary School Scholarships on Girls' Skill Development and Female Empowerment in Niger

Project/Program

Improving Inclusion in Secondary and Higher Education

Project/Program

Tanzania Education and Skills for Productive Jobs Program (ESPJ)

Project/Program

Senegal Quality and Equity of Basic Education

Project/Program

Improving Quality and Equity of Basic Education Project in Togo

Project/Program

Girls Education and Women Empowerment and Livelihoods (GEWEL) Project

Project/Program

Uganda Secondary Education Expansion Project (USEEP)

Project/Program

Nicaragua COVID-19 Education Sector Response

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

First Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence for Development Impact Project

Research Project/Report/Study

The Impact of Youth Clubs on Women's Empowerment in Niger

Project/Program

Rwanda Quality Basic Education for Human Capital Development Project

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

First Consolidation and Social Inclusion Development Program

Project/Program

Alliance for Education Quality Project

Project/Program

Punjab Education Sector Programme (PESP) II

Project/Program

The Quality Education for All Project in Guinea Bissau

Project/Program

Education Program for Results Additional Financing (EPforR AF)

Project/Program

Second Reaching Out of School Children Project

Project/Program

Kenya Secondary Quality Improvement Project

Project/Program

Cabo Verde Education and Skills Development Enhancement Project

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Chad - Refugees and Host Communities Support Project

Project/Program

Program for Improving Learning Outcomes and Socioemotional Education (PROMISE)

Project/Program

Safety Nets Project (Jigisemejiri)

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Indonesia: Improving Teacher Performance and Accountability (KIAT Guru) Phase 2

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Entrepreneurship-focused socioemotional skills for the most vulnerable youth in rural Mongolia

Project/Program

Madagascar Basic Education Support Project

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Equity with Quality and Learning at Secondary (EQUALS)

Research Project/Report/Study

Simulating the Potential Impacts of COVID-19 School Closures on Schooling and Learning Outcomes: A Set of Global Estimates

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Pacific Resilience Project

Project/Program

Togo COVID-19 Education Response

Project/Program

Central African Republic Human Capital: Women and Girls' Empowerment (Maïngo) Project

Project/Program

Girls Empowerment and Quality Education for All Project

Project/Program

Tejaswini: Socioeconomic Empowerment of Adolescent Girls & Young Women

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Higher Education Development Project (HEDP)

Project/Program

Cameroon - GPE: Support to Education Sector

Project/Program

Harnessing the Demographic Dividend

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Chad Skills Development for Youth Employability Project

Project/Program

Benin Youth Employment Project

Project/Program

School Health Integrated Program (SHIP) - FRESH Framework

Project/Program

Senegal Investing in the Early Years for Human Development

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Support to the National Education Pact Project

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Belarus Education Modernization Project

Project/Program

Girls Learning and Empowerment Project

Research Project/Report/Study

Strengthening Gender Measures and Data in the COVID-19 Era

Advocacy Campaign/Project

Girls Learn Women Earn

Project/Program

Project for the Improvement of Education System Performance (PAPSE)

Project/Program

Mozambique Demographic Transition Waala Programme

Project/Program

Community Participation in How Is My School Doing Project

Research Project/Report/Study

The COVID-19 Pandemic: Shocks to Education and Policy Responses

Project/Program

Support to Quality Education Project (Niger)

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

CDI Third Fiscal Management, Education, Energy, and Cocoa Reforms DPF

Project/Program

Mali Improving Education Quality and Results for All Project (MIQRA)

Project/Program

Honduras Early Childhood Education Improvement Project

Project/Program

Projet d’éducation et de renforcement institutionnel 2 (PERI 2) (Education and Institutional Strengthening Project 2 (PERI 2))

Project/Program

Cote d'Ivoire: Education Service Delivery Enhancement Project

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Ethiopia Women Entrepreneurship Development Project

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Higher Education Development in Pakistan

Research Project/Report/Study

#SaveOurFuture Campaign

Project/Program

Uganda COVID-19 Education Response Project

Project/Program

Education Quality Improvement Project (EQUIP)

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Education Modernization Project

Project/Program

Niger Skills Development for Growth Project

Advocacy Campaign/Project

Framework for Reopening Schools

Project/Program

Strengthening Malawi Education Systems (SMES)

Project/Program

Improving Learning and Empowering Girls in Mozambique

Project/Program

Higher Education for Economic Transformation Project

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Burkina Faso Higher Education Support Project

Research Project/Report/Study

Empowerment and Livelihood for Adolescents in Sierra Leone

Research Project/Report/Study

What We Learn about Girls’ Education from Interventions that Do Not Focus on Girls

Project/Program

Balochistan Education Project

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