May 23, 2020

Old Couple Becomes Grab Rider To Maintain Their Livelihood

An old couple in  Songkhla, Hat Yai, Thailand decided to become GrabFood Riders to earn money to maintain their livelihood because they do not want to be a burden for their children and grandchildren. Their story was shared by a Facebook user called Phakhanut Blackbox and his post attracted the attention of many netizens.

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Phakhanut Blackbox revealed that he accidentally encountered this old couple when he used the Grab Food delivery service for his own sushi restaurant in Hat Yai County. He chatted with the old couple to understand the situation, and he learned that the two old couple did not want to be a burden for their children and grandchildren. They think they used their age as should not be an excuse for not working.

Therefore, they become GrabFood Riders to maintain their living. The old man was responsible for taking orders and riding a motorcycle, while the old lady took the meal bag to sit In the back seat. Phakhanut Blackbox agreed with their ideas, and he thinks that they are very special. Phakhanut Blackbox then requested to take a photo of them and decided to publish their stories through Facebook.

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A large number of netizens praised the thoughts and practices of these two elderly people, and wished them good health and can always accompany their children and grandchildren.

Source: Sinchew Daily

Cover Photo: CNC | Sinchew Daily

Secondary source: Goody Malaysia

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