|Nikki is a young
boy from a poor family in Manila who loves to study. He begs on the streets while
going to school to support his family. He loves school but does not even have
enough money for lunch. He wears clothes handed down from adults to go to school.
But his parents depend on the small earnings of their son for survival. The reality
is the Philippine government has not been able to solve the serious educational
problems faced by the poor. Through the life of a young boy, fighting poverty
and determined to gain an education, the program raises the issue of problems
with the education system in the Philippines.