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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    January 13, 2016

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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.

    GED / Adult Education / Adult Literacy

    The Fall term begins  Monday, September 14th.  Orientation for the next enrollment period will take place on Monday, October 26th from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM.  Please bring picture ID, proof of income and $25 enrollment fee (onsite enrollment at MEP offers a discounted enrollment fee of $15).  For more information, please call us at  (313) 963-5881.

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    thank you for your support

    Your response to our year-end appeal will benefit  college and career programming for the women and girls we serve at Mercy Education Project.

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    Upcoming "Come and See MEP" Dates

    Wed., Feb. 10th, 9:00 - 10:00 AM

    Tues., March 1st, 5:30 - 6:30 PM

    Wed., March 23rd, 9:00 - 10:00 AM

     To reserve a seat or for more information, contact Mary Madigan at 313-963-5881 or at mmadigan@mercyed.net 


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