Rany Becomes Independent


Before my life was the toughest condition. My problems kept me down. But now I can raise my face to see this big world.

My name is Rany. I am in third year of university in Cambodia, studying to become a social worker. My dream is to help poor...

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Aftercare Program for Trafficked Girls

Solar Stoves in Afghanistan


Starlight is a social business in Afghanistan that began in 2008. Capitalizing on the country’s 300 or so days a year of bright sunshine, the enterprise produces solar-powered stoves which provide a cost-efficient, locally-produced and healthy method of cooking. Additionally, Starlight provides training and employment opportunities for...

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Polnath’s Story


Nath was one of the first women who came to Hagar in Cambodia seeking refuge. Her husband, an alcoholic, often beat and abused her. They wandered the streets homeless. That’s where Nath gave birth to her daughter. But when her husband died suddently, Nath was completely destitute and alone....

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The Hard Truth About Recovery

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The accusation is trafficking, the venue is a Cambodian court, the accused is a Hagar leader. At stake is the custody of a child who needs to stay safe and anonymous. How did it happen? Because, sometimes when a child is a key witness in a trial and the...

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