Mercy Education Project is passionate about opening doors of opportunity through education to over 250 girls and women in Southwest Detroit every year.

    MEP provides intensive, one-on-one tutoring, college readiness, STEM summer camp, GED prep, workforce development, transportation and childcare assistance - guiding our ladies toward academic excellence and a fulfilling life post-MEP programs.


    Our outcomes

    • More than 90% of the women who complete our program pass the GED.
    • An average of 75% of our GED graduates have gone on to college, employment or job training programs.
    • 73% of 2nd to 12th grade girls improve, on average, at least one grade level or more for every 30 weeks of tutoring.
    • 100% of MEP high school senior girls are accepted into college.
    • In 2018 16 MEP women earned their GED.
    • In an effort to help address the high demand for services, MEP launched a satellite location for women's adult education in a second Southwest Detroit location.

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    August 8, 2019

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    MEP Awards

    Corp! Magazine named MEP as a Diversity Champion! MEP programs are designed to foster the development of every person who walks through our doors, students, staff and volunteers alike. Service to others is an expression of respect for the dignity of each person.



    Our donors voted and MEP earned top rating from Great NonProfits! We are committed to volunteer and donor transparency, stewardship and integrity. Thank you for supporting MEP!


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