A poor girl was forced to open her coin bank to buy a mobile phone so he could attend an online class for learning.
Previously, a lot of lawmakers and organizations proposed to change the traditional learning system into a digital learning method due to the coronavirus pandemic.
However, there are some families and students who can’t afford to buy gadgets, mobile phone, laptop, computer, and internet access for online learning.
A Facebook user named Saowalak Chantakanok has shared the heartbreaking story of a young girl who has no choice but to open her coin bank just to buy a phone for online learning. The photo elicits comments online.
Saowalak Chantakanok is working at a Huawei store in Thailand when the poor girl arrived at their store together with her grandpa. The old man asked Chantakanok if the store accept loose change aside from the credit card.
The store employee said that they could buy it using loose change but she was surprised after the grandpa paid with a lot of coins and small bills. She also discovered that the girl opened her coin bank just to buy the phone.
Chantakanok also joked that the girl could now play online games with her new phone but the kid explained that she will use it for online learning.
“I want to know who approved about studying through online… See what you present, but do you know that the struggle has happened for those who have low capital… Look at this kid has to hakka a jar to want to study like Friends… I asked the little girl if she bought it to play games. ‘No, I will take it to online class with my friends,” Chantakanok said on her Facebook post.
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