ALOU is a five-year-old child, son of the Senegalese Ambassador to France. He grew up in Paris but in his dreams, he sees images and stories of Dakar, Senegal. He adores going back there and spending time with his traditional grandmother, whose life is vastly different than the Parisian, upper-class lifestyle he experiences through his parents. From a very early age, Alou exhibited curiosity and the character of a peacemaker. He loves to play alone and he is often left alone by his very busy diplomat parents.