Elisabeth Rickard

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Hope restores as forests regrow
Elisabeth Rickard Apr 20, 2022 10:08:28 AM

Earth Day, first commemorated in 1970 in the U.S., is a chance to recommit to caring for the beautiful resources God has gifted our planet with — and to...

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: 15 million reasons to celebrate
Elisabeth Rickard Mar 3, 2022 8:51:51 PM

World Vision has been a leader in gender equality work for decades. It’s integrated into everything we do, because we know that when women and girls gain equal...

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How Covid-19 Changed the Global Hunger Crisis
Elisabeth Rickard Sep 20, 2021 3:22:58 PM

Appeals to remember the world’s hungry aren’t new here — for every success story of a child recovering from malnutrition, there’s yet another desperate mother...

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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 him...

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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 in...

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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 hardships...

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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 from...

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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 pursue...

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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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