Fund Isaan granted Pop a scholarship in 2012, when he was studying Auto Mechanic at Sangkha Industrial and Community Education College. Pop wanted to graduate with a high certificate, which would substantially improve his position on the labor market.
Pop lived in Baan Chob Sa Ming, located in the Sangkha district in Surin province. His family included his mother and his younger sister. His parents’ divorced long time ago and Pop never seen or heard from his father again.