While waiting for the support package, many guides have long been bankrupt economically and some have even passed away forever because of Covid, leaving grief for many colleagues.
The cost of buying oxygen tanks and medicine made the family unable to bear it. The ward management promised to lend his family some money to cremate their loved ones. The total cremation amount is 13 million VND, including the cost of burning, transporting and sterilizing the body.
With no other choice, Dien had to seek help from colleagues from an English guide forum. After only a few hours, he had more money than expected. Like others during the pandemic, Dien does not want to receive more because there are more difficult circumstances. Dien does not know what the coming days will be, but he still tries to stay optimistic with a message to many colleagues: “Being healthy is everything”.