Tag Archives: Monrovia

Rainy Season in Monrovia

It is exciting to see the progress taking place on the streets of Monrovia. With new roads, new shops, and new buildings going up at a pace unimaginable five years ago,  the energy is palpable. To a point. Rainy season … Continue reading

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Happy World Toilet Day!

Today is World Toilet Day! As hilarious as this day sounds, I thought I’d flush out a few facts: – According to UNICEF, Diarrheal diseases kill five times as many children in the developing world as HIV/AIDS. – The blog … Continue reading

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More than Me in the News

The Philadelphia Inquirer had a nice piece today about young people finding solutions to big problems around the world. Here’s an excerpt: I’m exploring a slum in Monrovia, Liberia, with Katie Meyler. The slum, called West Point, is infamous for … Continue reading

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Letter from Liberia: Bust a Move Video Edition

Katie just sent this amazing video from Liberia. It pretty much speaks for itself. Catch a glimpse of life in the West Point slum in Monrovia, Liberia’s capital, where a majority of the More than Me scholarship recipients live. Let … Continue reading

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Letter from Liberia: I don’t feel sorry for anyone

He waited for hours outside of the gate where I live ducking under a piece of tin from the pounding rain. Even though James drives me crazy he has figured out a way to tattoo himself onto my heart. I … Continue reading

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More than just a blog…it’s More than Me’s Blog!

Welcome! More than Me is proud to launch its new blog and add our unique voice to the interwebs. As a volunteer-run nonprofit we have been working hard on our most recent project: sending 31 Liberian children to school for … Continue reading

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