Thu’s Story

Thu’s Story

When “knocking on” Hagar’s door for the first time, Thu was just a teenager. After nearly 10 years of joining Hagar, Thu’s life has been improved step by step. Born and raised in a mountainous area in Vietnam, Thu never thought she would see the...
Thu’s Story

Bagar’s Story

When Bager from Afghanistan was just two years old, his parents got divorced and he ended up living with his father and his new wife. As he grew older, Bager was excited and eager to go to school, but his father and stepmother would not let him. Instead, he would sell...
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...
Som Nang’s Story

Som Nang’s Story

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 Thai border. One day, when she was...
Sahid’s Story

Sahid’s Story

Shahid is a twelve-year-old boy from a small province in Afghanistan.  Shahid’s father is addicted to drugs and has abandoned his family. Shahid’s mother takes care of the family with the support of her eldest son who serves as a police officer. Shahid and the younger...
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...