The young owners of this homestay live with their parents and two children. Nhềm, used to be a member of a local caged fish farming initiative that supports the local community. She was particularly interested in tourism and eager to join the CBT project when assessments of the project feasibility were in their earl stages.
My family’s life has been significantly improved due to CBT. Previously, we had to sometimes borrow rice for meals from relatives or neighbours. After each visit of guests to their house, my husband and I have improved our service of food preparation, accommodation and also improved our bookkeeping skills. – Nhem
The young couple have plans to improve their English speaking skills so that they can communicate further with foreign guests and also learn about their cultures. They hope that increased numbers of tourists coming to Đá Bia, their incomes will improve better and they will able to provide a better quality of life for their two children.