Tag Archives: Liberia

How To Use Your Human Rights For Good

It all started with a girl. At 11 years old, she was selling herself for clean drinking water when all she really wanted was to go to school. More Than Me was founded to meet her needs. We opened a … Continue reading

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What does More Than Me mean to you?

We asked the girls at the More Than Me Academy to tell us what school means to them. Each girl shared her own story of impact and we were pretty effected by them. We wanted to share some of their stories with … Continue reading

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For a Better Liberia

Your World, My World, Our World. We love our girls, and we want to make sure that when they graduate they can decide what comes next. Knowing our students background and where they call home is essential to ensuring that … Continue reading

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From Teaching to Saving Lives

by Emily Bell Everything was ready. Rice in bags – check. Workbooks prepared – check. Informational handouts on Ebola prevention – check.  The More Than Me students and their families waited patiently to receive their care packages. School was closing, … Continue reading

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School is open!

The MTM Academy opened March 2nd. The girls are so excited to be back in school after a 6 month hiatus. Our school staff has taken every precaution to ensure our students’ safety, from constructing a hand-washing station to enforcing … Continue reading

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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!

*The school opening was pushed back to March 2nd, but it’s open now!! 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 … 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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