Apple was left by her mother at Thika District Hospital in the post-natal ward. Her mother delivered at home and then came to the hospital and was admitted. When admitted to Happy Life Children's Home on 19 October 2009, Apple weighed only 2.6 kgs and was very small. Apple was taken for adoption by a young Kenyan couple through KKPI Adoption Society on 14 April 2010. Her new name is Estelle.