Collaborating to Heal and Build

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At HAGAR, we are committed to do whatever it takes to see a broken life restored. And by that, it also means recognising the strengths of others and cooperating with them so that our clients have the best outcomes. Our work is enabled by partner agencies, governments, corporates, institutions, churches, donors,...

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Breaking Free From Captivity

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At 18 years old, Zarin was forced to sleep with her brother who violated her sexually. She ran away and found shelter at Mazar where she eventually found a man she loved and married him. However, she never expected that life would become worse for her after marrying this man. After giving birth...

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Beyond The Call Of Duty

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A loving couple, Plong Sopheap and her husband, Sokhom have two biological children – a daughter and a son. Plong, a housewife, cooks and looks after the children, spending time and caring for them. Sokhom wears a few hats – a church deacon, a NGO staff, a construction worker and...

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Remembering the Forgotten and Rejected

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Throughout the decades of war, Afghan women and children have borne the brunt of violence and human rights abuse. Even in this current time and age, Afghan women and children still face challenges ranging from access to education and healthcare, to finding work as well as participating in choices that affect...

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Hagar’s Impact in 2015

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2015 was a year of breakthroughs for Hagar in Singapore and around the world. From expanding our recovery services to trafficking survivors in Singapore, to stronger child protection and successful resettlement of survivor victims in their original communities, there is much to celebrate and be thankful for.

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dbWoman Bands Together for Freedom

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On 4 December 2015, dbWoman of Deutsche Bank Singapore raised a massive $86,000 in aid of trafficking survivors supported by Hagar Singapore. In keeping with the company's strong culture and commitment in helping women in their firm realise their full potential, it is very much at the top of their...

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“I Am No Different, This Could Be Me.”

Daphne Koh
Hello! I’m Daphne, I'm 19 and I've just graduated from Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) with a Diploma in Social Work. I first started to develop an interest in Social Work back in secondary school. It was during the time when I was following a series of TV programmes showing celebrities...

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Huyen’s Story of Transformation

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Transformation is defined as “a marked change…as in appearance or character…usually for the better”. As a staff member at Hagar Vietnam, I must agree. For each individual client in our care, transformation is different, but one thing remains the same…it is noticed, unique, and inspiring. Take the case of Huyen....

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My Dream Fulfilled

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Today, I am a business woman and I am proud of myself.   I am 38 years old and I live with my five children.   In the past, whenever I encountered trouble I always thought of killing myself. That was the only solution I could think of.   My husband would drink and...

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A Second Chance

Thien
I used to live in darkness and considered ending it all. When I was eighteen, I was trafficked to Russia where I worked illegally as a labourer. But even after I was rescued and returned home to Vietnam, I still couldn’t find a job that paid enough money to...

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