Nguyen?s grandmother isn?t in good health. She used to work as daily worker to earn $ 1.5 a day. She recently got backbone ache which is unable her to go to work to support for Nguyen?s schooling. Understanding the boy?s circumstance, the local case worker refers his case to Holt for support.
Nguyen is with PH virus affection. His grandmother sent him to hospital for treatment but he has on diet and takes the pills every day for a month.
Nguyen?s parents divorced when he was 17 months old leaving him under the care and supervision of his grandmother. He has been taking care of his grandmother ever since then. Nguyen lives with his grandmother and his uncle in a small house in rural area of Khanh Hoa province.