Mother died of sickness while father died in 2004 while working in a coal mine. He has one younger brother called Shen ChangYin born in 2004. Grandfather is sickly. They depend on his grandmother’s pension for their livelihood.
男 土家族 2000.8. 191班。红岩镇，比洞村。父母双亡。 爷爷年老多病靠爷爷奶奶的养老金来支援家庭。
Father died of liver cancer when he was two years old. His mother had remarried when he was three years old and left him. She has not contacted him since. He is being brought up by his grandparents. LongShan Techincal School.
男汉族 1999.1. 杨柳村。父亲在他两岁时因肝癌去世，母亲在他三岁时改嫁，之后未曾对他进行抚养，而且常年在外打工，不曾与他联系，现由年迈的爷爷奶奶抚养。
Father died in Dec 14 after falling ill. Mother used to work in another city but have come back home. She is helping her sister in the small noodle store in HongYan. His grandparents are living with them. They do not have any source of income at the moment. Grandfather is hunchback while his grandmother is suffering from Coronary Heart Disease.
Single parent family. Father left home when he was 18 months old. Living with his sickly grandparents. Grandfather has asthma and bronchitis and needs to be on medication throughout the year. Mother works in Shenzhen to support the family. However due to her low education background and having heart problem, she is not able to earn much and can only send money back (300 or 500 yuan) occasionally. It is his uncle and aunt that send money back to his grandparents. Electronic Diploma.
向林, 男. 出生于2001.09.01. （阴历）洗车镇草果村. 离异家庭。爸爸在他一岁半就离家了。再也没有联系。与外公外婆住在一起，两位老人年事已高，体弱多病，没有什么劳动能力。外公有哮喘病和气管炎。要长期吃药。全家的生活靠母亲一人在外打工来维持。不过妈妈有心脏病和因为只读了一年级，工作也不好。收入只有一千多，只能偶尔寄300到500元回家。是向林的大伯和姑姑寄钱回家接济。老家的房子建了一多半，门都没安，里面长满杂草。
Mother died of leukemia many years ago. Her father is in prison for 10 years apparently being framed by others. He went to Zhejiang to work in 2013. He seldom comes back to see Zhou He or send money home. He had remarried and has a young son from this new marriage. Grandfather work in the family farm while grandmother took care of her and her other cousins. Both grandparents collect trash by the river to earn extra income.
She has three other sisters. They are living with their grandparents as her father is working Fujian and mother is working in Guangdong. Father does send money home but mother does not. Her mother is said to be gambling quite heavily. Grandmother fell from the hill slope in Oct 2014 and but has recovered. Every weekend, she and her sisters will walk home from school, which takes about 3 hours.
王芳, 女. 出生于2001.12.10（阴历） 洗车镇老木村. 父母关系不好，妈妈爱打牌赌博，不顾家庭，爸妈不在一个地方打工，爸爸在福建，妈妈在广州，爸爸每月寄1500元回家，妈妈什么都不管，但春节会一起回家，全家有7口人。 爷爷在家务农，种烟草，年收入10000元左右，3妹妹个都在读书，2014年10月从山腰摔下来，现在好了，在家时4姐妹会让奶奶休息，她们做所有家务，大妹王晶，13岁读初一，二妹王莹，11岁读6年级，也在我们资助项目里，三妹王佳，9岁读4年级，开学4姐妹和奶奶住在镇上租的房子里，基本每个周末都走3个多小时山路回老家。职中－护理专业
Father had a major operation a few years ago on his stomach and pancreas, resulting in 2/3 of his stomach was being removed. He is not able to work and stay at home to take care to Xiang Qi and her younger sister. Her sister is in Grade 5. Mother works in NingBo to support the family. Early Childhood Diploma Course.
From a family of 8. Her father has long term gastric problem and not able to work. Family does not have their own house. Their uncle gives a room in his home for their family to live in. She has been accepted by the Medical Faculty of XiangNan College in ChenZhou, Hunan.
Both parent work in the family farm for their source of income. He has an older sister that has completed her High School and working in ZheJiang. Hunan Agricultural University, Civil Engineering degree.
向世金 ，男;1997年9月出生. 龙山高级中学，高二. 龙山县洗车河镇耳洞村人.父母在家务农，姐姐向艳丽已经读完高中。农村家庭负担重，生活困难。他的姐姐已读完高中在浙江工作。 他被湖南农业大学录取，修读土木工程。
Mother is sickly while her grandmother is handicap. She has a younger sister studying in Grade School. Family owed a huge debt because of the medical bill incurred by her uncle before he passed away. Father is now working in another city to support the family and paying off the debts.
She is an orphan. Living with her adopted father who is deaf and dumb. He is not able to work and thus do not have any source of income. She has a sister in Middle School. Both of their education expenses are paid for by her uncle who catches and sell snakes every year (May to August period).
An orphan and being adopted by her present father who is deaf and dumb. Her father is not able to get a job outside because of his handicap and thus do not have any source of income. She has an older sister. Both of them have to depend on their uncle to support their education and living expenses. Her uncle is a snake catcher. He goes out to catch snake from May to August every year and sell these snakes to support the two of them.