Dad who can’t afford to buy school bag for son weaves raffia string backpack instead

When there seems to be no way, dad can find a way.

The photos of a blue woven raffia string bag carried by a boy in school in Battambang province in Cambodia, posted on Facebook by Sophous Suon on Monday, June 17, have gone viral.

The 5-year-old boy’s name is Ny Keng. He studies in Lumphat Primary School and is currently in first grade. Suon, his teacher, told that Keng’s mom takes him to school every day.

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