Duy’s mother left him when he was just a baby, and he has lived with his two other siblings and father since then. Duy’s father has had muscle atrophyin his legsince he was 17and doesn’t have the ability to work or properly raise his children.
Since he was young, Duy and his siblings have relied on their neighbors and cousins’ help. Duy’s older brother broke his neck in an accident and has permanently damaged his spine, affecting his ability to move. Duy’s sister stopped going to school when she was 11. She is now 17 but hasn’t been able to find employment due to health problems.
After his brother’s accident, Duy stopped his studies to care for his brother. However, seeing as Duy loves going to school, his father sent him to his grandmother’s house in order for him to continue his studies and lessen his burdens. However, Duy’s grandmother is 82 years old now and often gets sick. Duy works part-time after school to earn money and help his family. If he had not missed any school, he’d have been in eighth grade now. Duy said, “Even though it’s hard, I will try to work for food and to help my dad, my brother and my sister without dropping out of school”.
With only 24 million VND, we can help Duy and 4 other children with similar hardships. They can continue their studies; chasing their dreams, growing up well and having better chances at finding a job.
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