My father used to abuse me. It began when I was 8, and I didn’t know he was not my real father. Coming from school and being alone with my abuser was worse than seeing my own grave.
Seven months ago, Hagar Vietnam received an emergency call in the middle of the night. It was from Hau, a 37 year old woman who had woken up to her drunk husband turning their house upside down. Hau feared for…
Zahar’s Incrediable Resilience
One day, I will be back with my family again. I’ll be an engineer and serve my people. I will improve my family’s situation when I am a man.”
Zaher, 14 year old boy, at the Forgotten No More project…
For our supporters in Wellington: Would you like the opportunity to ditch three of your current pieces of quality clothing and one accessory and switch them out for three new items? Head along to the Merge Youth 'Ditch N Switch' Fundraiser happening next Sunday at 4.30pm at Khandallah Presbyterian Church, 33 Ganges Road. Tickets are $15 with all profits going to Hagar and a light supper provided. It is so great to see young people committed to doing what they can to make a difference! For more info visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/134513410591052/?notif_t=plan_user_associated¬if_id=151010451581060611 hours ago
We LOVE hearing stories like Monessa's from Afghanistan.
"Many times I cried in the training's because I didn’t see any value in myself. Many times I thought that it would be my class after all the trouble I created for them. Many times I ran to the staff telling them that I couldn’t continue. But they never gave up on me and taught me to never give up too."
Read the full story here http://hagar.org.nz/monessas-story/2 days ago
Just a reminder for those who are writing their Christmas pressie list. Great wine for a great cause!8 days ago