Lydia was born in 2011. She lives with her sister, three brothers and her mother Teresa. Lydia’s father died in a road accident in 2016 and her mother tries to sustain the family through casual, manual work on other people’s farms.
Ruth was born in 2011. Ruth has a sister Gertrude in class 5 and lives with her parents Mercyline and Dennis. Her parents find casual work whenever and wherever they can, and life is a constant struggle to make ends meet.
Ezra was born in 2011. Ezra’s father walked out when he was a toddler and has not been seen since. Ezra lives with his mother Billiah who works as a casual farm labourer when she can find work.