Christina grew up in a cave in Brazil – Malou Efter Tio

Listen to Christina’s touching story about when she was adopted and moved to Västerbotten in northern Sweden and about what was the most difficult part of adapting to the new country (in Swedish).

Christina was forced to beg and starve as a child – Nyhetsmorgon

From a slum to Vindeln. Christina Rickardsson moved to Sweden from Brazil when she was 8 years old. In this video she tells us about this experience and how it changed her life (in Swedish).

The Lottery of Life

Christina’s story leaves no one untouched. Her words will challenge your views on identity and culture in an era of human mobility and of people seeking refuge across borders. Her story suggests that we are all creators of ourselves and our societies, and what we give is what we get back in return. Follow Christina on her journey from the life in poverty in Brazil to a life of entrepreneurship in the north of Sweden.