Marion lost her father when she was still very young and the mother has been able to take care of her and meeting the family's needs. Her mother is a peasant farmer whose income depends on farming. however, the income is insufficient to cater for all the basic needs of the children given the fact that their mother is the sole provider. Marion helps her mother with some domestic chores like fetching water and collecting firewood for home use. she has a dream of becoming a teacher in future.