Felipito was placed in the children’s home by the government agency, Conani. Felipito was orphaned by abandonment and neglect. The department of education began the investigation because Felipito had not been attending school. He was abandoned by his mother shortly after birth and was living with a man who was not a relative. Felipito was not receiving adequate care and support in his current living situation and did not have adequate food and clothing.
Felipito likes to play baseball and his favorite color is green. His favorite foods are rice, beans and meat and when he grows up he would like to race horses. When asked what makes him happy, he said living at the children’s home. He describes himself as intelligent and strong.