Hoa’s Story

Hoa’s Story

Hoa is 27 years old, she’s a bridal make-up specialist and a hairstylist in training. Hoa loves her family, and she’s great at her job. When Hoa was a teenager, both of her parents suffered debilitating health challenges that prevented them from working. They found...
Zarifa’s Story

Zarifa’s Story

Zarifa had never felt heard before she came to Hagar. She was married at a young age to a man with an abusive family, but like many girls her age, she really just wanted to go to school. She wanted to get a job. She wanted to live safely and independently as someone...
Arunny’s Story

Arunny’s Story

Arunny is 17 years old, outgoing and energetic. She smiles a lot and has always dreamt of one day becoming a chef. Until three months ago, Arunny never thought she would achieve this dream. After Arunny’s mother died, her father had not wanted to care for his daughter...
Kanha’s Story

Kanha’s Story

One day when Kanha was on her way home from school, a man approached her and forced her to follow him to a quiet and less populated space. There, he raped her, leaving Kanha both physically hurt and emotionally traumatised. The trauma of this event resulted in Kanha...
Ban’s Story

Ban’s Story

Ban was in a situation where she was always struggling to provide for her precious young daughter. With no home, savings or work opportunities available in her local community in Vietnam, Ban knew that she would have to find work abroad to have any chance of giving...
Neary’s Story

Neary’s Story

Neary is a human trafficking survivor and Hagar staff have been walking the recovery journey with her for approximately 7 months. She has been working in a garment factory to survive and support her family however COVID-19 has recently presented many challenges for...