Ashford lives within Ghana’s coastal community nestled within Ghana’s Western Region. Due to devastation within his biological family, Ashford has been taken in by an underprivileged family. Despite the many hardships that Ashford has faced, he has managed to maintain a positive outlook, dedicated to his new family, and fully dedicated to his studies. Currently, in class 1, Ashford attends the pockets of promise after-school program and has begun his journey to literacy. One of the greatest inhibitors in his path is the ability to obtain high-quality nutrition in his daily life due to financial restraints.