|Van with her mother who does house work for wealthy Vietnamese and also collects garbage
|Ha with her mother who isn't able to work at present
|Thanh Thuy's dad died last week
|Home life is not happy as granddad is crotchety and aggressive.
|Her mother earns little; she collects garbage and helps in a kindergarten sometimes and doesn't earn enough for the girls to continue their education . Now they are sponsored they can.
|The family home was sold to pay dad's medical bills, but dad unfortunately died of cancer.
|Linh and Trinh and their mother now live in granddad's home (her deceased husbands father's home).