HAGAR restores to wholeness the lives of women and children in Afghanistan, Cambodia and Vietnam that have been torn apart by human rights abuse. Walking the whole journey of protection, recovery, empowerment and integration with each individual is the whole reason for HAGAR.
Established in Cambodia in 1994, HAGAR launched programing in both Afghanistan and Vietnam in 2009.
In 2004, the U.S. State Department named HAGAR founder Pierre Tami as one of the its six international heroes in the struggle against the modern-day slave trade.
Because we believe that broken lives can become whole again.
HAGAR’s name derives from the biblical story of HAGAR in Genesis 16 and 21. Read the HAGAR Biblical Story.
Last year, HAGAR supported 1,100 women and child victims of trafficking, domestic violence and exploitation in Afghanistan, Cambodia and Vietnam. They were among the world’s most broken and despondent people… but not now. Read their stories.