Francis’ father is deceased and his mother deserted him. He lives with his grandmother who is also taking care of 5 other children. He gardens and helps others with their gardens to support the family. Francis has 1 more year to complete his senior training. He has been in the program for 12 years but this year his previous sponsors ceased supporting him.
Ismail’s mother and father are both deceased. He lives with his five siblings andgrandmother who is taking care of them. She is also taking care of her own son, who is dying from Aids, and his children. Ismail has been in the program for 12 years and has 3 more years to complete his senior education. His sponsor ceased supporting him this year.
Peter lives with his mother who is a widow and is infected with HIV. They live in his grandmother’s house with many other relatives. The grandmother digs for their food and depends on the charity of neighbors to survive. Peter has two more years to complete his senior training. He has been in the program for 12 years but this year his previous sponsor ceased supporting him.