Tumaini lives with his mother and four brothers and sisters. His father passed away in 2009. He is the eldest child. The family is supported by the local community.
Tumaini started Moita Boys’ Secondary Boarding School in January 2011, and completed his secondary education in November 2014. He is currently waiting for the national examination results to be published (due out in April/May 2015). He was sponsored throughout his secondary education by by the pupils from Tutor Group 11A at Acklam Grange School.