Gift is a 3-year-old boy that lives with his mother. He in underweight in the 50th percentile. Gift is the youngest child in a family of four. His mother is HIV positive but Gift’s HIV status is yet to be confirmed. However, he is exposed.
As a single mother, Gift’s mother struggles to provide for her children. Therefore, the household has a serious lack of basic needs especially food which is the main reason for Gift’s malnourishment. This condition renders his immune system highly compromised as a result, Gift is frequently ill with various illnesses including malaria.