Despite coming from a very poor family, John is eager to finish his studies. He is an honor student with a 93% grade point average. He has been a class Peace Officer. His father is a laborer and his mother a maid. Goals: He wants to become an engineer. Favorites: In school, John likes Filipino and Math. He also enjoys playing chess. Family: John lives with his parents and 5 siblings. Income: The family of 8 lives on about $4.72 a day. Housing: Their home has walls of bamboo. The floor is concrete. The windows are bamboo slats.