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Get To Know: Audrey

Get To Know is an introductory series on our blog where you can familiarise yourself with our staff and their work at More Than Me! Education affects the lives of everyone. This was rooted from my childhood. I grew up knowing my mother as a classroom teacher and...

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Way Back When: The Origin of More Than Me

Erica Noelle Duncan is a business consultant and coach who supports entrepreneurs in successfully starting or growing their businesses. Fun fact: Erica helped create More Than Me! She suggested that Katie start an NGO and contributed in so many other huge ways without...

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Get To Know: Teddy

Get To Know is an introductory series on our blog where you can familiarise yourself with our staff and their work at More Than Me! I come from a long line of educators. My grandfather was a high school principal. My father was a sociologist and a demographer who...

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Get To Know: Tayler

Get To Know is an introductory series on our blog where you can familiarise yourself with our staff and their work at More Than Me! Tayler is a Chicago-native, graduated with undergraduate degrees from Spelman College and a Masters in the Social Anthropology of...

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Because She Matters

On November 13, 2016 the More Than Me team was notified of an anonymous campaign being distributed over WhatsApp, targeting the organization and attempting to disparage Katie Meyler, More Than Me’s founder and CEO. The message, which originated from an unknown source,...

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On Being a Global Citizen

On Being a Global Citizen

Interview with Global Citizen: "More Than Me: one woman's mission to empower girls in Liberia" How do you find your life's purpose? Often times, it happens unexpectedly. In a recent interview with Global Citizen, Katie shared how she found hers. Check it out above or...

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Stay Uncomfortable

This is our first in a series of #MTMdonorstories. At twenty seven years old, Grace Baker is a powerhouse. To give you a better picture, her 2015 life motto was “Go for it,” and this year, it’s “Stay uncomfortable.” Grace thrives best when she’s being challenged, both...

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Looking Forward From Davos

by Lindsay Randall The past couple of days in Monrovia, Liberia, where More Than Me (MTM) runs the tuition-free More Than Me Academy (MTMA) for over 150 girls from the West Point slum and central Monrovia were characteristically warm for the coastal West African city...

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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 school, the MTM Academy, for 150 girls and saw major progress. Then...

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Life-Altering Treatment For Patience

You may remember Patience from last year when we blogged about her story. Since April, Patience has been in the U.S. receiving medical treatment for her epilepsy and the severe burns she received after having an epileptic seizure while cooking in West Point. The...

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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 you!     Meet Teta: she is in fifth grade at the...

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Zero Tolerance for Sexual Abuse

Why We Started More Than Me was founded to help vulnerable girls get off the street and into school when MTM’s Founder, Katie Meyler, met an 11-year-old girl who was giving oral sex in exchange for clean drinking water. Stories like hers were not uncommon, and Katie...

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A new year at the More Than Me Academy

Today marks the first day of a new school year at the More Than Me Academy! We are excited both for our returning students and new students. We also had a few students graduate from the MTM Academy. Here are the details: To give every student the best education...

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The Evolution of MTM

Like any growing, expanding, and changing organization, More Than Me is comprised of numerous components. We have our board, supporters, volunteers, Liberia team, US team, and, most importantly, our students. As we grow, we're committed to remaining transparent. Right...

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Our Girls Are Spelling Bee Champs!

More Than Me students participated in a spelling competition later week against 25 school in Monrovia. Our photographer, Thomas, cause the event live... Practice Makes Perfect During the school year, the staff and teachers at the More Than Me Academy would organize...

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Friday, April 7th, 2017 at 10:48am
RT @queenjadezilla: @FabFitFun @MoreThanMeORG 😍😍😍😍😍 what?! Forget winning I was so in love with their insta takeover the other day I cried.…
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Friday, April 7th, 2017 at 10:47am
RT @FabFitFun: This spring we teamed with @MoreThanMeORG, a non-profit using education as tool for change for every girl in Liberia https:/… MoreThanMeORG photo
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