Samnang was selected through the recommendation from his village chief. He belongs to a very poor family in the community. He has not sufficient food to eat and lacks in proper education.
He looked physically and mentally fine at the time of enrollment into the program.
Samnang lives with his parents and three older brothers. This family lives in a small house 3x4m made of zinc wall and roof. They do not have land for growing rice. His father carries with Nephritis and liver disease; he stays at home and cannot do anything. His mother and two brothers are hired to remove the potato, and earn USD 5 a day in each, but it is not regular. His third brother stays at home to take care of his father. The family lives in a difficult situation, lacking of foods, rice and money to support their children. Therefore, Samnang needs sponsorship in order to support his education.