Mai’s Story

Mai’s Story

Mai was one of the first clients that Hagar Vietnam worked with when they started providing recovery services in 2009. Mai was traumatised after experiencing domestic violence, and with Hagar’s assistance, she gradually overcame the trauma of her painful past and...
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...
Tai’s Story

Tai’s Story

Tai was born in extremely difficult circumstances. His father died from a traffic accident, his mother had a mental disorder and the only person he could rely on was his grandmother – who is 57 years old. Tai also has autism and when he was 4 years old, Tai was...
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...
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...