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...
Botra’s Story

Botra’s Story

When Botra was 8 years old, his parents separated and he moved with his mother and 2 siblings to Siem Reap. His mother purchased a house that was close to a villa occupied by a rich, American man in his 70’s. This man was a retired pilot and he was deeply trusted by...
Hoang’s Story

Hoang’s Story

The overwhelming need to find work and make a sustainable livelihood can make women and girls susceptible to being tricked into human slavery. At the age of 18, Hoang had no concept of human trafficking. From an ethnic minority living in central Vietnam, she went...
Han’s Story

Han’s Story

Growing up in a house with a violent father, Han spent her childhood dreaming of the day when she could leave home and escape her situation. She longed for independence and freedom and as soon as she graduated from High School she travelled to Hanoi in Vietnam alone...
Somphors’ Story

Somphors’ Story

In 2015, Somphors was working on the Thai-Cambodian border as a beer promoter in a night club. She had been forced to leave her children in another Cambodian province while she worked there and did all she could to financially support them from a distance. Her...