This is Waew (pronounced wow). She was horrifically injured as a child and sold into a criminal begging ring. After coming to Sunrise, her life has turned around.
Samlain’s legs were blown off by a landmine left over from the war. He lived in a shack, a few feet above the ground. When his daughter ran away leaving him with his two grandkids, he took action.
Last year, a rural school in the province of Kampong Speu had a problem: only 80 kids were coming regularly. Nine months later, attendance is over 600 every single day.