John lives with his mother in the Soweto Slum in Kahawa Nairobi, Kenya. To provide for herself and her son John’s mother does casual jobs like washing clothes and the house from somebody else. His parents live separated since one year due to negligence and violence from his father. The Slum John is living in is pretty dangerous for a small child like him. His neighborhood is notorious for drug abuse and crime.
John’s dream is to become a pilot, so that he can fly people around and travel to places far away from his neighborhood. John loves his mom the most in the world, she always takes care of him. In his free time John likes to play football, computer games and swimming. His favorite color is green, its symbolizes the environment. John would love to go to school, to learn well and get assistance from the teachers.