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A Walk In West Point

West Point is an assault on your senses. It is loud, the air smells of sweat and cooking oil, and it is full of people running in all directions. The kinetic feel to the place is exhausting, yet energizing. You … Continue reading

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Dealing With Difficulty, Praising Performance: More Updates on the Children

Last week we introduced a few of our teacher reports, and mentioned some of the issues to consider while reading them. Rather than introduce everything, I thought I would just post a few and then provide a few thoughts. One … Continue reading

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From the Schoolyard: Updates on the Children

More than Me receives regular updates from the principals of the schools our scholarship recipients attend. Reading through the reports, you get a glimpse of how amazing, resilient, and bright the children are. While the reports have your standard school … Continue reading

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Meet the Children

With so much going on in Liberia, the development world, and More than Me itself, it is always nice to have a reminder of why we work to send kids to school. We just launched a new section of our … Continue reading

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A Valentine for Abigail

This is Abigail. She’s 14 years old. I met her one day while I was taking photos around West Point, one of Liberia’s worst slums. She liked posing and wanted me to take her picture. We formed a friendship, and … Continue reading

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Meet Siah

Siah is a very shy five year old who started kindergarten this year with a More than Me scholarship. Siah told us that she loves playing with empty cups and that she has a best friend, Favor. Before she started … Continue reading

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Lowering Her Risk: Lovetee

At More than Me we love to share the inspiring stories of our scholarship recipients. Read below to find out more about Lovetee, a 12 year old girl starting school for the first time with a More than Me scholarship! … Continue reading

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