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How we fought Ebola.

And we are still fighting Ebola, with a special focus on reintegrating survivors back into their communities. We’ve added 30 new students to the MTM Academy, most of whom are Ebola orphans. School reopens next week and the girls are … Continue reading

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More Than Me Academy Reopening February 16th!

Before Ebola, we had a school. We had just opened the More Than Me Academy, in fact. And exactly one year ago, we opened our library. It looked like this: Then Ebola hit, and the library changed.. Similarly, our classrooms … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays From More Than Me!

What a year it’s been! When 2014 started, none of us here at More Than Me knew what it would end up looking like or that we would restructure our mission to fight Ebola. While the Ebola crisis isn’t over, … Continue reading

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More Than Me Nurse, Iris Martor, Part of TIME Magazine’s Person of the Year Profile

We’re still so excited and proud that Katie Meyler was named one of TIME Magazine’s Persons of the Year. But, she wasn’t the only one from More Than Me to be named an Ebola Fighter — Iris Martor, our More Than … Continue reading

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Katie Meyler named an Ebola Fighter and TIME Person of the Year

NEW JERSEY – Katie Meyler, Founder of More Than Me, joins the Ebola Fighters named  TIME’s Persons of the Year with her work highlighted in the Ebola Caregivers list. Meyler and the Ebola Fighters group join a list that in … Continue reading

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Today is #GivingTuesday! How will you make a difference?

Today is #GivingTuesday and More Than Me is raising money to reopen our academy in early 2015 and get our #GirlsBackInSchool. We are working hard to combat Ebola, but we couldn’t forget about our girls’ dreams. Today only, Microsoft is … Continue reading

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Meet The Faces of Our Ambulance Team Who Risk Their Lives Every Day

When the Ebola crisis came to Liberia, it was clear to us that our mission would change. Since then, we’ve prioritized to fighting Ebola and supporting communities in every way we can, including providing home healthcare teams and purchasing an … Continue reading

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An Update On Pearlina: Everything’s Going to be Alright

In our last update on Pearlina, she had just watched her mother die in an ambulance. With no other family members to be found and no clue as to if she had Ebola, she was quarantined at the More Than Me … Continue reading

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The many steps to an effective Ebola response.

When More Than Me began, our mission was clear: to get girls from the West Point slum in Liberia off the street and into school by providing them with an education and supplementary services like healthcare and meals to support … Continue reading

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Meet Pearlina

Every day our team works to fill the gaps in the Ebola response plan for West Point and other areas of Monrovia. Our staff sees heartbreaking stories, but also local heros stepping up where help is needed. On Monday, Katie … Continue reading

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