Elisabeth Rickard

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Small businesses power the world
Elisabeth Rickard Jun 25, 2021 1:00:47 PM

By now, the stats are achingly familiar: For the first time in 20 years, the number of people living in extreme poverty is increasing. In the World Bank’s...

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UN decade on ecosystem restoration
Elisabeth Rickard Jun 3, 2021 5:01:05 PM

A THRIVE farmer puts ecosystem restoration into action

“I always say when you want, you can,” Genrri Herrera Ramirez says. This determined streak has put...

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Every day is Earth Day with World Vision’s programs
Elisabeth Rickard Apr 20, 2021 4:59:37 PM

This Earth Day, we’re highlighting the importance of good environmental stewardship and the difference it makes for people living in poverty. For many of us...

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Celebrate Easter by sharing God’s Word
Elisabeth Rickard Mar 30, 2021 4:55:58 PM

As we rejoice in Jesus’ resurrection this Easter, our hope is for even more children and families to know God through His Word. Though the...

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International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation
Elisabeth Rickard Feb 5, 2021 4:19:19 PM

Today is the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. Learn how we’re uniting to end this harmful practice that holds girls back...

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A Big Dream for protection and potential
Elisabeth Rickard Jan 15, 2021 2:41:53 PM

We all know the power words can have over us when we’re young. If our value is affirmed by our family or community, we feel empowered and confident to...

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5 Reasons to share your blessings on Giving Tuesday
Elisabeth Rickard Nov 30, 2020 2:01:05 PM

At World Vision, we’re big fans of Giving Tuesday. This “global generosity movement,” started in 2012 as a day for doing good, occurs the Tuesday after...

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FIVE International Days about Poverty and ONE World Vision Solution
Elisabeth Rickard Oct 9, 2020 5:03:28 PM

Welcome to THRIVE week, where we honor five national and international days that all connect to our efforts to end extreme poverty. From World Food Day to...

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World Refugee Day: When life is upended
Elisabeth Rickard Jun 19, 2020 2:25:23 PM

We’ve likely all had an experience of life changing in an instant. Maybe it was the birth of a first child, the unexpected loss of a loved one, or bad news...

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