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M’sian Father Sells Laptop For RM300 To Save Up For Child’s College Tuition Fee

Touching.

A Facebook user, Aidil Iskandar, recently shared a chat history with a father willing to sell his laptop for RM300 to save for his child’s college fees in a post.

Father selling laptop for rm300 to save for child college fees
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In the screenshot, he even self-willingly lowered the selling price to RM280 in order to get the deal closed, to which the OP wrote: “Selflessness of a father till in heaven”.

Devoting father

Aidil also elaborated in his caption: “When I get texts like this, I don’t know what to say… I worried if their fathers sacrifice all of their personal belongings but their children aren’t hardworking.”

“Maybe we didn’t experience this kind of hardship.. but others might be in this situation frequently… May Allah bless us.”

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Netizens sympathised with the devoted father and requested the details to assist him.

“Can I know the details of the uncle.. I want to donate some funds to him.”

M'sian father sells laptop for rm300 to save up for child's college tuition fee | weirdkaya
Screenshot via Facebook

“Parents’ sacrifice is willing to loss everything for their children to further their studies.”

M'sian father sells laptop for rm300 to save up for child's college tuition fee | weirdkaya
Screenshot via Facebook

Chastised by netizens

However, some of the netizens chastised the OP for neglecting and not replying the chat swiftly.

“If possible, don’t let others to wait for you to reply when chatting.”

M'sian father sells laptop for rm300 to save up for child's college tuition fee | weirdkaya
Screenshot via Facebook

In response, Aidil pointed out that he had started to assist the uncle earlier during the pandemic.

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He also stressed that, the main reason of posting is to share this incident to broaden the horizon of children.

Furthermore, he shared he decided not to publicise his details but will respond to those who requested via private message in order to protect the privacy of the father.

M'sian father sells laptop for rm300 to save up for child's college tuition fee | weirdkaya
Screenshot via Facebook

Other than that, he also replied to a comment asking whether he bought the laptop: “I didn’t buy.. I let my friend bought the laptop.”

M'sian father sells laptop for rm300 to save up for child's college tuition fee | weirdkaya
Screenshot via Facebook

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Editor: Sarah Yeoh