Malik

Malik, 12, is of Yakan ethnicity and has twelve siblings. His parents were originally from Tawi-Tawi in the southern Philippines. He works every evening selling drinks in a market, to help support his widowed mother.

“I feel shy when lots of people look at me. My mother loves me because I work. I like my mother. I am happy.”

“I feel shy when lots of people look at me. My mother loves me because I work. I like my mother. I am happy.”

"This picture is on our wall."

“This picture is on our wall.”

"Our chickens."

“Our chickens.”