Somnang lives with his parents in a poor family among others. His father is a motorbike taxi and his mother works as a garment factory worker. They are working hard to support their family. The family?s income is low so they experience hardship to manage it.
Somnang has spinal cord disease. This disease caused him absenting from school one year ago. Somnang?s father always takes him to hospital in Phnom Penh every month. The family needs Holt to support their children on schooling.
Somnang is getting care from his parents. He does not have good hygiene because his parents are busy working and they do not have enough time to take care of their children. He eats less of nutrition that is the why he is weak. He is difficult to go to school by himself because he is not able to walk far away. Somnang is also not able to ride bicycle because his foots are weak. Now, he is able only to walk around his house.