Mercy Education Project
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
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.