Give hope & healing to abused & trafficked women

by Hagar USA, which supports the work of Hagar International
Jun 9, 2011

Phuong's Story: Walking the Journey Together

Clients at Hagar Vietnam
Clients at Hagar Vietnam

Phuong's Story

"Life is not always pink."  That's what we say in Vietnam.  Because life isn't always happy and carefree.  I know this is true.  Because I have been there.  I know that life isn't perfect.  But we have to find a way to stand on our own two feet and be open to what life offers us.

When I started attending Hagar's programs in Vietnam, something changed.  I learned that other women have stories too. I listened to them. And I knew I wasn't alone.  I could look at each woman in the shelter and see them as sisters. We are walking this journey together.

Phuong has been employed at Hagar's enterprise partner, Joma Bakery Cafe, for three months and is supporting herself now.

A Clients Artwork: Sisters
A Clients Artwork: Sisters

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Organization Information

Hagar USA, which supports the work of Hagar International

Location: Charlotte, NC - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.hagarusa.org
Project Leader:
Catherine Sherrod
Director of Development
Eau Claire, WI Cambodia