Linh Overcomes the Darkness

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I wasn’t afraid of poverty. I didn’t know another way. What got me was the loneliness. Would my dream of a complete and happy family ever be reality?

When I was little, my mom passed away. She wasn’t my real mother—but my adopted one. I’ve never known my biological family....

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Rany’s Story

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My name is Rany. I’m sixteen years old and originally from the rural province of Prey Veng. For most of my childhood though, I’ve lived in Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh.

My life was difficult growing up. The memories are hard to forget. My father never allowed me to go to...

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Thien’s Story

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Thien is 21 years old from Central Vietnam and a survivor of labour trafficking, sent to Russia three years ago. After her rescue, she travelled to various metropolitan cities in Vietnam to find work, but found herself trapped in a series of low paying jobs. Thien decided to approach...

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A Breakthrough in Justice

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When one person makes a stand, it can change lives. This is the story of a life that is being restored thanks to the courage of one government official.

Shaima’s Story

Hagar pursues the highest degree of care and protection for each of its clients, thus in...

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Hagar Celebrates 20 – Zarifa’s Story

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Thank you for being a part of Hagar’s journey to restore the lives of the most vulnerable.  Hagar is proud to have delivered 20 years of services to our clients in Afghanistan, Cambodia and Vietnam, working with women and children recovering from severe human rights abuse. To do this...

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Hagar Celebrates 20 – Zarifa’s Story

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Thank you for being a part of Hagar’s journey to restore the lives of the most vulnerable.  Hagar is proud to have delivered 20 years of services to our clients in Afghanistan, Cambodia and Vietnam, working with women and children recovering from severe human rights abuse. To do this...

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Morsal’s Story

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“I come from a very religious and conservative family. After school, my parents told me that I could not continue my education. They wanted me to stay home, like most respectful young women are expected to do. Yet, my family is very poor and unable to provide for our...

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Srey Poch’s Story

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“I don’t want to go back home yet. I feel unsafe in the rural countryside, especially because the perpetuator has not been arrested yet.” Srey Poch, 12 years old. Srey Poch used to live in a small village near the sea in Sihanoukville. Her father was a fisherman, and her...

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Srey Mom’s Story

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“I bought a lot of pills on my way back to Cambodia. I planned to take them and end my life. I didn’t have anything—no parents, no money. Not even a small hope of change.” –Sreymom The first time Sreymom went to live and work in Malaysia, she had a...

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Rotha trusts Hagar Counselors and thrives in the Community Learning Centre

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Everyone has a story—mine used to make me cry myself to sleep at night.   A few years ago my mother was murdered. My brother and I looked to the people of our village for help, but no one cared. They discriminated against us because we had been abused by a foreigner. We...

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