John has both parents but the father neglects the family and his mother struggles to provide for him and his siblings.
He is healthy. He is mentally and physically upright and rarely falls sick.
John was brought to the care by his mother for support. He stays with his mother but his father is not at home and does not send any support to them. John's mother works as a laborer for some income but it is usually not enough to meet the needs of John and his siblings. They often don't have enough food and warm bedding. John has also not started school due to lack of scholastic materials.