Nelly was born in 2008 and has one sister Beatrice and two brothers Amos and Joseph. Her father died in 2015 leaving her mother Jackline to provide for the family. Jackline has a casual job picking tea at a local tea plantation. the wages are very low and life is a struggle to provide basics like adequate food.
Zaidah Nyanchoka Mogambi
Zaidah was born in 2011 and has a sister Trutex and two brothers Julius and Annington. Her parents Eldah and Alex are casual labourers finding work wherever they can such as on tea plantations as weeders. The wages are low and irregular so life is a struggle.
Janny Mokeira Ombagi
Janny was born in 2012 and has two sisters Neema and Rasoa. Her parents Nyanchama and Rodgers work as casual labourers on tea plantations and small forms. Their income is very low and sporadic and often they cannot provide the basic necessities for the family.
Sheila was born in 2010 and has two sisters Vivian and Caroline, plus a brother Victor. her parents Hyline and Dismas are casual workers whenever and wherever they can find work. It is a huge and constant challenge to provide food and other basic necessities for the family.
Nyantomeri was born in 2012 and has a sister Faith and a brother Atuya. Her father was the family breadwinner and he has died, leaving her mother Ednah to take care of the family with help from Nyantomeri's grandmother Gladys. Ednah works as a housemaid to earn a meagre living to feed the family.
Ian was born in 2013 and has a sister and a brother. His father died in 2016 of HIV/AIDS and his mother also has the disease - the children are mercifully free of the virus. His mother Bosibori, earns a meagre wage by selling second hand clothes in the street market, but life is a constant struggle.