Street Vendor Spends Savings To Buy His Daughter A Smartphone She Did Not Need


In this age of technology, everybody wants to have their hands on the latest smartphones. For them, having the latest phone or tablet makes them “in” with society. But sometimes, it is this belonging with friends or peers that makes one buy something that they cannot even afford.  

A street vendor from Indonesia was forced to spend all his savings in order to buy his daughter a smartphone. The daughter reportedly does not want to go to school because her classmates already had one and she was embarrassed because she did not have one yet. 

Street Vendor Spends Savings To Buy His Daughter A Smartphone She Did Not Need

In one Facebook post, it was revealed that the father noticed his daughter started missing school. He later found out that each of his daughter’s classmates already had a smartphone and she had none yet. 

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