Jay is 21 years old and a first year college student taking up Bachelor of Science in Business Administration major in Human Resource Management. He is the 7th child among 12 siblings.
His father is a farmer. He plants root crops such as cassava, sweet potato and also vegetables. Sometimes, he collects recyclable materials and scraps from the garbage to be able to feed his children. His daily income is $6. Jay’s mother is a fulltime housewife.
Eight of Jay’s siblings did not finish their high school education because of financial constraints. This is the reason why Jay is very determined to finish his college education to help his family in the future. He loves to play piano in church. His favorite subjects are English and Filipino. His biggest dream is to become a successful businessman.