Laban used to live with his mother and father in Shinyanga region. He has a brother at Bethany called Lubazu. In 1995 his father died and his mother had to go back to her family. Later in 2000, his mother died as well. When his parents died, Laban and his brother Lubazu had nobody look after them. One of their cousins who lives in Magu, brought them at Bethany after she has consulted the social office in Magu.