Emeline Victoire Mahutin Dossou-Koo is originally from Central Ze, in the district of Ze. She is 13 years old and an 8th-grade student at CEG Ze. Her father, Victorien, is an alcoholic. Since her parents divorced in 2005, she's been living in a mono-parental household. Emmeline lives in a precarious place made of clay. Most of the time, Emeline is constrained to taking care of herself and her siblings and can barely afford two meals per day.