Yerkin is a 6-year-old boy living in the country of Costa Rica. Yerkin lives with his father. Their home is a house of cement blocks and zinc roof. Yerkin’s mother has been in prison for four years. Yerkin has 3 brothers and sisters. Although his father is poor, Yerkin usually eats three times a day. He is in very good health, is 3ft 9in tall and weighs 46 pounds. Yerkin attends school and is in first grade. His favorite sports are soccer. His favorite hobbies are reading and acting.