Jemimah has both her parents but they have no steady source of income to support her. Her mother works as a laborer to support the family but this is usually not enough. Her father is a drunkard and does not provide any support to them.
On admission, she had a fever and is still on treatment.
Jemimah stays with her mother who is struggling to care for her. The family has insufficient food and eats only one meal a day. She lacks bedding and clothes. She just started school but has been unable to meet the school's requirements putting her at risk for leaving.