Esther has got a sister called Sarah and they both live at Bethany. She also has got a brother. Her mother was impregnated by a man who was not interested in marrying her. After she was born he did not like Esther because she was a girl and he wanted a boy. The responsible had to be on her mother alone. Estherís mother has got a son who is very ill of goiter so he needs a lot of care, should be taken to a big hospital in Mwanza every month for check up. She could not afford to do both at the same time thatís why she approached Bethany for assistance.