[VIDEO] Online learning adding to financial strain in low income families

Elill Easwaran Jeremy Seng Hasmizar Hassan Fikri Ghazali

LOW income families who are already struggling to make ends meet are now faced with the increased cost of furnishing their children with gadgets and upgrading their Internet connection for online learning.

Families who spoke to The Malaysian Insight said they have seen a 50% increase in spending from having to switch to home-based teaching and learning (PdPR).

Chong Kah Yen,43, a single mother of three said her expenses have gone up by 50% from having to buy smartphones and other items. – 26 Jun, 2021

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