Therefore, we decided to have a quick meal with instant noodles and started our work.
Another memorable day is the day when ChildFund started projects in Na Ri. At first, everyone was reluctant to carry out activities in Na Ri because the road to Na Ri was also very difficult. But after seeing that the local people and children are very cooperative, I and other colleagues were energized and determined to go there.
What are you most proud of in your work?
I take full pride in my work as I am conscious of benefits which children and their community can derive from my work. For instance, when I first entered a certain area, I realised that the majority of children tended to be shy and timid. However, after participating in our projects, they usually gain a lot of confidence.
What do ChildFund and Bac Kan Office mean to you?
To me, everyone at ChildFund is my family member. Everyone cares and shares with one another, from managers to employees and among peers. When I suffered from health issues, I was touched by the care and support from my colleagues. People think I’m emotionally stable, but actually there are times when I feel discouraged. However, when I am surrounded by the love of everyone like that, I remind myself to try to overcome all difficulties.
I think I am fortunate to become a ChildFund member and I am pleased to witness ChildFund’s growth over the years.
How have you changed throughout the last 20 years?
Thu in the past was only 45kg, so Thu in the past was still fit (laughing). Back in the day, I never thought about cutting my hair short, but when my hair came back (after the treatment), I decided to never have long hair again. After all the ups and downs in life, I am now calmer and more patient.
Do you have any hobbies?
It’s definitely traveling. Ever since I had my children, my children have always been my top priority. Maybe in the near future, I will spend time to go on a trip.
What do people usually think about you?
People usually say that I am always nervous, looking busy and in a hurry. I think it’s true, but that’s my nature, and it’s hard to change (laughing).