Lomnyaki’s father died due to excess alcohol. He lives with his mother who is extremely poor – the community has been supplying them maize for food. He was a pupil at Lesiraa Primary School.
Lomnyaki started Einoti Secondary School in January 2010. He has completed his four years of secondary education, and is now working to support his family at home. He was sponsored sponsored by Ruth Stone, a former member of staff at Acklam Grange School, and Gerry Caulfield from The Rotary Club of Cleveland.