Akim stays with his single mother together with three other children. The mother carries out peasantry on hired land where grows food for home purpose and sells the surplus. The income she gets is usually not enough to meet the needs of the family. They take two meals a day and he has just enrolled for pre-school education but lacks scholastic material. He has few cloths and lacks proper beddings.
Akim is doing well and has not fallen sick in the last three months.
Akim stays with his mother who is a widow.