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...
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 Vietnamese community, Ban knew that she would have to find work abroad to have any chance of giving her...