Mohammad lived in Somalia, at the age of five the Somali Civil war drove his parents away.Mohammad had to live the rest of his childhood not knowing his parents. He was taken in by his grandmother who feared for his safety.
One afternoon, an armed opposition group knocked on his grandmother door. They commanded Mohammad to become a child soldier.
Now Mohammad faces two decisions. To become a child soldier or to flee his country and seek refuge. Mohammad chose to leave Somalia for a better education and safety, his grandmother agreed
At night smugglers brought Mohammad out of Somalia to Thailand. He was highly vulnerable because he was alone and had few to no resources.
When Mohammad reached Thailand he realize that his smuggler had stolen his passport along the way. Mohammad enter Thailand as an undocumented immigrant, that meant if he got caught he will be deported back to Somalia.
After arriving in Thailand Mohammad attended school and became a standout soccer player. Mohammad and his team traveled around Thailand participating in Tournaments.