Phanna lives with his parents and two brothers. His father buys recycling at Kompong Som province. His mother is farmer; she grows rice and raises some chicken at home. His brothers are in school. This family has sufficient food to eat, but their children lacks in proper education because the public school is far from home and it is difficult to access that is why they would like Phanna to study at community preschool which is supported by Holt-International.
His mental and physical health was fine upon enrollment. He sanitizes and dresses well.
Phanna was enrolled in the community preschool by his parents. His age was right for schooling and his parents believed that going to school could help him prepare well for grade 1.