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

    December 14, 2016

    Mercy Education Project's 2015-2016 Annual Report is now availble....

    August 18, 2016

    Now through the end of September, Mercy Education Project is...

    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

    Make The Holidays Merry

    Help Make the Holidays Merry for Women and Girls at MEP

    Mercy Education Project is collecting NEW gifts for the girls in the after-school tutoring program. Items collected are for girls ages 6 to 18. We are also collecting $25 gift cards for our students in the women’s program to help with their family holidays. Donate on your own or organize a collection with your book club, church, or community group!

    For information or to download the flyer, Click Here.

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