Edward has both parents but his father left home and does not provide support. His mother has to provide casual labor for some income to support the family. What she gets however is usually not enough to cover the needs of Alex and his siblings. He urgently needs support.
Edward is doing well and has not fallen sick in a while.
Edward stays with his mother who is struggling to take care of him. They have no land and stay in a rented room which is over crowded. They also rent land on which they cultivate food crops. They have food shortage and take only one meal most of the days. He lacks clothes and warm bedding. He recently enrolled in pre-school but lacks uniform and other scholastic materials.