Our approach

    Mercy Education Project provides a caring, supportive learning environment for low-income women and girls who have experienced educational challenges. Our intensive, curriculum-based tutoring and small classrooms approach improves outcomes and helps girls and women become confident, more hopeful and better equipped for success in school and in life.

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    Our outcomes

    • More than 90% of the women who complete our program pass the GED.
    • An average of 80% of our GED graduates have gone on to college, employment or job training programs.
    • 1st to 12th grade girls improve, on average, at least one grade level or more for every two semesters of tutoring.

    Faces of mercy

    Meet Maria

    Maria Diaz, 34, has progressed from 3rd grade reading level to the GED level in just two years at Mercy Education Project. With a husband and five boys, she has her hands full...


    News & Blog

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    PROspective Students

    After-school Tutoring

    Girls in grades 1-12 who live/attend school in Southwest Detroit may apply.  Please call (313) 963-5881 to be added to the wait list.

    Summer Emerging Leaders

    Summer college and career readiness program for girls living in Southwest Detroit entering 7th, 8th, or 9th grades. Call (313) 963-5881 for more information. Click here for flyer.

    GED / Adult Education / Adult Literacy

    Women age 18 and over without a high school diploma may apply. For more information, please call us at  (313) 963-5881.

    Click here to learn more about Girls' & Women's Programs

    Celebrate 25 Years of MEP

    Mercy Education Project's 25th Anniversary Pewabic Tile Campaign

    Mercy Education Project is pleased to commemorate our 25th Anniversary with timeless Pewabic art, designed exclusively for MEP.

    For information or to download the flyer, Click Here.

    To donate to the campaign, Click Here.

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