Fund Isaan granted Kwang a scholarship in 2014. She was 19 years old and studying Science Teacher in her first year at Surindra Rajabhat University. She was one of the top students in her class. The duration of her study was five years.
Kwang was from a small village in Nongkanna. Her father suffered a mental breakdown because of their difficulties and live in poverty. Kwang’s mother worked alone to support the entire family. She ran a small street food restaurant selling noodles, rice, curry and one-dish meals. She made about 8,000 THB (230 Euro) per month.