Learning to feel safe

Learning to feel safe

Chanthavy doesn’t remember much about her parents. Her mother died when she was very young, and her father was killed in an accident shortly afterwards. After their deaths, Chanthavy’s brother and sister left to find work in Phnom Penh, leaving their young sister...
Dreaming big

Dreaming big

Cambodian teenager Morakot is 17 years old. She loves dancing with her friends and is set on becoming a famous fashion designer. Morakot has many dreams for the future and a deep commitment to bringing them to life. She’s funny, driven and resilient. Morakot is also a...
Finding a Safe Home In Afghanistan

Finding a Safe Home In Afghanistan

This is Zaher’s Story One of four siblings Zaher grew up in Kabul and was the son of a bricklayer. His mother ran a small business in their family compound, where women would bring their dough to be baked in their ovens. The family struggled financially and Zaher’s...
Survivor Of Sex Trafficking Finds Support Just In Time

Survivor Of Sex Trafficking Finds Support Just In Time

As a young teenage girl, Hoa was trapped working in a brothel, forced to serve 15-20 men every day until she was no longer physically able to work anymore. Thrown out, Hoa found herself homeless and living on the streets. It was the actions of a kind stranger and...
Women Benefit From Local Loans & Savings Group

Women Benefit From Local Loans & Savings Group

Poverty and domestic violence often go hand-in-hand in many rural areas of Vietnam but when staff at Hagar instigated a new approach to addressing these dual issues in Yen Bai province, even they were surprised by the transformational effect it had on the lives of the...