Alusine’s parents are divorced and he is currently staying with his father who is a tailor. His father spends many hours at work so Alusine has developed the habit of spending too much time on the streets with his friends.
Prior to living with his father, in the time after the separation, he lived with his mother. When his parents first divorced she took good care of him. Later, Alusine's mother remarried and his step father hated him. To protect her marriage Alusine's mother sent him to live with his father.