The 12-year-old, 5th grader little boy lives with his grandmother as his parents live in a remote district of Bamako with 3 siblings. The father sells used clothes in the market, his mother is a housewife. They do not receive any financial support from their parents. Jakoub works a lot, cleans, carries water to home and helps to sell things in a store for a commission. He loves to play football, watches matches, his favorite team is Barcelona and his favorite player is, of course, Messi. If he grows up, he will be a soldier. He would like to have a mobile phone and a sneaker (his shoe size is 38).
Cherifoula - monthly support: € 12