Daniel was abandoned within Ruiru in Kihunguro Village on 16 January 2009, his suspected day of birth. He was then taken to Thika District Hospital by a police officer from Ruiru police post. His birth weight was 2.5 kgs. He was brought at Happy Life Children's Home on 11 February 2009 and his weight on admission was 3 kgs. Daniel was taken for adoption by a couple on 15 February 2010.