Hum is the youngest out of six siblings. She has two older brothers and three older sisters.
All of the siblings have gone to school although not all of them have completed their full education. Her middle brother dropped out of school when he was in 6th grade.
Hums father acknowledges the importance of his children getting an education and learning new languages.
“It is very important for the interaction with society. Learning mathematic skills helps them count and weigh the cassava. These are skills for life.”