The mother died of cancer in 2017. The father (36) has gone to Lao for working as a mason in March 2021. He has been still in the quarantine so was not able to send support to her children
Dat (6) and Tien (10). The children are under the care of their grandparents since the father left. The grandfather (67) whose left leg amputated involved in a traffic accidents in February 2021 due to high blood pressure. He was hospitalized to treat the broken ribs for ten days and could not work outside. The grandmother (57) stopped working as a worker taking care of plants at the local tourist park.
Tien did not have any physical or mental health problem upon arrival.