Navi’s Story

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    Navi grew up in a province about two and a half hours away from Phnom Penh with her mother, stepfather, and two half-sisters. Her stepfather married her mother when she was three years old. He’s the only father Navi has ever known and Navi has never felt any different from...

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Hiep’s Story

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Hiep grew up in the mountains of Northern Vietnam. Hagar staff still remember the first time they visited her at home after she called the Hagar hotline. They arrived in Hiep’s village just before sunset, and then had to walk another hour to find her house. The only way they...

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Naomi’s Story

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  Growing up in Cambodia’s remote northeast region, Naomi remembers playing in the trees, cool fresh mornings that smelled like rubber, red earth roads, lush greenery, and rolling hills. However, life wasn’t easy for her. Schooling was limited and Naomi had to work in the fields to help her mother. After her...

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Hagar’s Global CEO Visits Hong Kong (July 2017)

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In July, our global CEO, Micaela Cronin, came to Hong Kong to speak at events organized by several of our partners including Credit Suisse, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Macquarie Group, and Female Entrepreneurs Worldwide (FEW). Micaela shared updates on the future strategic direction of Hagar’s work, and how...

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Join Us: Boat Cruise and Lunch at Jaspas Beach Club (26th August)

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    Join us for a scenic cruise and seafood lunch at Jaspas Beach Club in Sai Kung! Proceeds will provide vocational training and job opportunities to women survivors at Hagar Vietnam. Date: Saturday, 26th August 2017 Details:
  • Pick-up from Central Pier no. 9 at 10:30am
  • Lunch at Jaspas Beach Club, Sai Kung
  • Leave...

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2016 Annual Report

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  In 2016, Hagar is proud to have served 1,162 clients, and reached approximately 6,495 people through our programs. In addition, Hagar benefitted from more than 17,000 volunteer hours in 2016 thanks to the dedication of supporters. Read the full report here.    

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Longdy’s Story

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Longdy had a very difficult life as a child. When he was about 3 years old, he lost the use of his legs to polio. However he still needed to help his mother with her small business selling Khmer noodles. So, he did not have the...

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Hagar International’s Internet Safety Campaign

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On International Children’s Day (1st June 2017), Hagar International launched an Internet Safety Campaign to raise awareness on the dangers of the Internet, and provide guidelines for parents to safeguard their children in using the Internet, particularly in Cambodia. In today’s Digital Age, children are exposed to different forms of dangers...

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Hagar Afghanistan’s “Empowering Women and Girls Toward Economic Participation” (EWEP) Program

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An Afghan women’s right to safe and sustainable work is almost non-existent, especially for those with backgrounds of violence and exploitation. Hagar Afghanistan’s “Empowering Women and Girls Toward Economic Participation” (EWEP) Program seeks to bridge the gap for survivors to enter the formal workplace with confidence, employable skills and positive attitudes....

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Priya’s Story

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Priya is the eldest of seven kids. She loves her family, and when she found herself married to a much older man who was abusive towards her, at only 14, she wanted desperately to return to them. Sadly, her parents wouldn’t have her back. There’s so much shame associated with...

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