Fund Isaan granted Kjue a scholarship in 2010 when she was studying in her fifth year of high school at Chueaploeng Witthaya School. She wanted to study further to become a nurse.
Kjue lived in a small house in Baan Chueaploeng village with a family of five people. Her parents owned neither fields nor cattle. Kjue had two younger sisters who were both studying in a primary school. Her father worked as a handy man in the village for 200 THB per day (5 Euro). Her mother stayed home to take care of the house and the children.