Khouch’s Story

Khouch’s Story

Khouch, who is 29 yrs old, was born into a poor family and had 11 siblings. When her parents divorced, her mother could not find enough income to support all of her children. Khouch’s grandparents suggested that the young children go to live in a care centre in their...
Dana’s Story

Dana’s Story

Dana grew up in a very poor family. Her father was an alcoholic and instead of going to school, Dana worked with her mum as a garbage collector. When she was 15 years old, Dana was working in a garment factory in Phnom Penh and was convinced by a colleague to travel...
Som Nang’s Story

Som Nang’s Story

Som Nang is from a family of 4 girls! Growing up, Som Nang’s father was violent and eventually her mum left the family to go and work in another province. She left the 4 girls with their father and re-married. Som Nang and her sisters worked as harvest workers at the...
Proeumprei’s Story

Proeumprei’s Story

Proeumprei was badly let down by people she, and her community, thought that she could trust. Several years ago, Proeumprei was attending classes at her local church to learn English and computer skills with other children from her community. Families in the community...
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...
Bopha’s Story

Bopha’s Story

Bopha is a widowed woman with 3 children, one of whom is a client of Hagar’s in Cambodia. At Hagar, we don’t just work directly with our young clients but their families as well and due to the support of Hagar’s counsellor and team, this small family has become more...
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