Khouch’s Story

Khouch’s Story

  Khouch is 29 years old and is one of 3 daughters living among 12 siblings in Donsor Village, Cambodia. When her parents divorced this plunged the family in further deprivation, forcing Khouch to set out in search of a job in Phnom Penh. One day Khouch encountered a...
Binh’s Story

Binh’s Story

Used to living in the city’s most complicated, noisy and difficult place since her childhood – the wholesale market – Binh seemed to have forged herself to be tough, resilient and independent to survive in such a harsh environment. But no matter how firm or strong her...
Arunny’s Story

Arunny’s Story

Arunny is 17 years old, outgoing and energetic. She smiles a lot and has always dreamt of one day becoming a chef. Until three months ago, Arunny never thought she would achieve this dream. After Arunny’s mother died, her father had not wanted to care for his daughter...
Arunny’s Story

Ha’s Story

“It’s the best meal I have ever had in my life. It’s also the first time I got to sit at the table during my meal. My husband said I looked just like a dog so I had to eat like a dog!” –HaHa was 15 years old when she was sold as a bride and trafficked to China from...
Malis’s Story

Malis’s Story

Malis came to Hagar two years after being raped at the age of nine by an older family member. After reporting the crime to the local authorities, Malis was referred to Hagar for help including legal support. Despite the fact that it took almost two years for Malis’...
Mon and Khim’s Story

Mon and Khim’s Story

Mon and his wife Khim live in Takeo province and they have been Hagar foster parents since 2007. Mon is a church Deacon, who also works in construction and Khim is a housewife. Together they had seven biological children, but sadly five died. After hearing about...