Arquilino was brought to the centre by his grandmother who could not afford to look after him because she lived in extreme poverty. After school at Casa Reom he was sent to train as an electrician and is now working and looking after his grandmother.
Antonio lived with his father who was a street man / beggar. After some time at Casa Reom, he went to train as a brick layer and is now working as a builder.
Lancerda and Antonio
Lancerda Alfandega and Antonio Alfandega are brothers. Both parents committed suicide and then grandmother tried to look after them but could not cope, she was too poor. She brought them to Casa Reom and after they finished school, they were sent to learn a skill. Lancerda took up panel beating and his brother took up plumbing. Antonio is a talented footballer who is playing for one of the top teams in Beira. Again, they are both looking after their grandmother.
Joao da silva
Joao da Silva studied IT and is now teaching computers at the Language Institute in Beira.
Evarito lived with his older brother before coming to Casa Reom. He is now a mechanic.
Geraldo Raiva has started his own fishing business. He has now been reunited with his father who has joined him in the business (fishing). He is still studying at night.