Vietnam

Project Snapshot

 

  • Hagar NZ’s commitment in 2021: $150,000 NZD
  • Total 2021 Budgeted Project Cost: $650,000 USD
  • Total number of Direct beneficiaries* in 2020: 5444
  • Number of staff: 15

 

*This includes both clients and those who benefit from Hagar’s prevention activities

Latest Stories of Transformation

Together with our donors, the Hagar Vietnam team do whatever it takes, for as long as it takes, to transform the lives of survivors of severe abuse. Have a read of these recent stories!

Nha’s Story

Nha’s Story

When she was 12 years old, Nha started her first year of middle school and she was filled with joy...

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Son’s Story

Son’s Story

Our Hagar colleagues in Vietnam sent us Son’s story in August 2021 and we have copied and pasted...

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Nhu’s Story

Nhu’s Story

Nhu is from the Northwestern mountainous area of Vietnam.  To provide for their family, Nhu’s...

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“I feel grateful and completely trust in Hagar’s support…Before I went to Cambodia, I only had my family, but now when I come back to Vietnam I have a second family, that is Hagar.” 

 This Hagar Vietnam client was 18 years old when she was trafficked to Cambodia to work. Once she was freed, Hagar worked with local authorities to organise for her to return to Vietnam and have worked with her to plan some vocational training since.

In October 2021:

  • 79 survivors of severe abuse received Hagar recovery services
  • 6 clients have been admitted and started their recovery journeys with Hagar
  • 118 individual counselling sessions were provided to existing clients and their families. 
  • 6 clients received career counselling
  • Due to COVID, there has also been lot more talk in the national media about mental health. Hagar has been leveraging this opportunity in recent months by providing webinars, videos and online posts to vulnerable community members through Hagar’s online platforms. Topics have included stress management and non-violent communication

 

Recent Prevention Projects

Not only do our team in Vietnam provide expert recovery services to survivors of severe abuse, but together with our donors, they also do all that they can to raise awareness and prevent abuse from happening in the first place. Read about some of the prevention activities the Vietnam team have conducted recently below!

“I and a lot of people in the group have realised our wrong violence behaviours, the pain we left for our wives may not end immediately but joining the group is the first step towards a new life together, and we are both ready and grateful for this change.” 

 This man is a participant in a male peer group that Hagar has helped facilitate as part of their prevention activities. 

Covid-19 Update: October

  • Vietnam has recorded 22,283 deaths due to the pandemic. 96% of Hanoi’s population have been vaccinated and the government has eased the lockdown restrictions 
  • Companies, shops and factories have returned to operation and people have been allowed to return to their offices to work since the last week of October (including Hagar staff). Only schools remain closed as children cannot get vaccinated
  • With the lockdown measures lifted, Hagar staff have been able to start visiting clients again since the last week of October. During the lockdown conversations had to occur over the phone or online
  • 23 clients received food support this month as a result of COVID impacting employment

 

Help us Transform Lives

Donate Now

By partnering with Hagar, you're supporting survivors to heal from the trauma of severe abuse. Our work is dependent on charitable giving by people like you. 

Help us Transform Lives

Donate Now

By partnering with Hagar, you're supporting survivors to heal from the trauma of severe abuse. Our work is dependent on charitable giving by people like you. 

 

Help us Transform Lives

Donate Now

By partnering with Hagar, you're supporting survivors to heal from the trauma of severe abuse. Our work is dependent on charitable giving by people like you. 

 

Help us Transform Lives

Donate Now

By partnering with Hagar, you're supporting survivors to heal from the trauma of severe abuse. Our work is dependent on charitable giving by people like you. 

 

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