Name: Makhoha

Age: 12

Sex: Male

Interests and hobbies: Playing football, reading, and visiting new places

Makhoha was found in the streets of Kangemi – a neighborhood in Nairobi – where he scavenged and sold scrap metals and plastics to buy food. Makhoha ran away from his father after his mother died because his father’s new girlfriend beat him.

When Makhoha first came to the home, he struggled with school, but has studied hard and is now number one in his class. Makhoha is very curious – always asking questions – and is one of the best-behaved children in the home