Lesley

Lesley

Lesley is a passionate advocate for Hagar, a lover of people, getting out to the beach, and travelling. Lesley first heard about Hagar a few years ago when a Hagar Cambodia staff member came to her church to share about the amazing work Hagar does. What struck Lesley...
Yezdi

Yezdi

“My name is Yezdi Karbhari. I am a Litigation and Dispute Resolution Lawyer based in Auckland. I heard about Hagar New Zealand through a friend and decided to get in touch with the team to learn more about what the organisation does. Hagar’s dual approach involves...
Smith family

Smith family

The Smith family are avid supporters of Hagar’s work and we love them for it! We’re so grateful for all that they bring to the Hagar New Zealand family. They’re a fit family of five and love getting out and about to raise funds for what we do. “We had been on the...
Priya

Priya

Priya is the eldest of seven children. She loves her family, but at the age of 14, her parents sold her to be married to a much older man who abused her daily. Priya wanted to return to her parents’ home but her parents wouldn’t hear of it as it is culturally...
Rithy

Rithy

When Rithy came to Hagar in 1999, he was only 12 years old. He had been living on the streets of Phnom Penh, stealing to get by. Rithy had become an orphan, and was angry and alone when he first started living on the streets. Not long afterwards, he had become...