Derrick and his siblings live with their biological parents in a two bed-roomed house made of mud and sticks, built on a piece of land owned by their father. They also practice peasant farming on a rented piece of land to sustain the family. They grow crops like beans, cassava, maize and pineapples for home consumption and for sale in order to raise money to meet the family's basic needs like school fees, clothing. however, the money is not sufficient to meet all the basic needs. Derrick has a dream of becoming a doctor in future.