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Phone: 313-963-5881
1450 Howard St.
Detroit
Michigan 48216
USA
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Target demographics: We serve low-income women ages 18 and over and at-risk girls in Detroit with a special emphasis on southwest Detroit.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 300

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Lead an activity time for girls; Help women learn improve a skill (e.g., interviewing, resume-writing)

Geographic areas served: Detroit, MI

Mission:
Mercy Education Project provides educational opportunities, life skills development, and cultural enrichment for women and girls who have limited access to resources to enable them to improve the quality of their lives.
Results:
100% of our GED graduates entered college, job training, and/or full employment since 2007. 

Over 90% of the women who complete the program will obtain the GED.

Girls in our tutoring program make an average of over one grade level improvement in reading and math each year.

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11/02/13
Mercy Education Project is an incredible organization. They take great care to create an environment filled with love, learning, good food, clear expectations, and plenty of support. I've volunteered for many different organizations before and I've never been prouder or happier to volunteer for MEP... more »
09/09/13
Respect. Challenge. Support. Team work. Four action words that keep me volunteering at Mercy Education Project. These words interplay among the staff and the women students we teach and tutor. For some of our students, they are experiencing these concepts for the first time. As they follow their ... more »
09/09/13
I volunteered the last two years at MEP. I have seen the amazing difference this organization makes on the student's life (both academically and personally). MEP provides a clean, safe and comfortable environment for students to learn. The curriculum is tailored to each individual based on ... more »
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