Thai teenager works hard for university fees


Thai orphan sells paintings for tuition feesImages adapted from: Poetry of B**th

All of us come from different backgrounds which lead to different opportunities in life. If you are going through a dark time or are even tired of life, we hope this inspiring story can cheer you up. 

A Thai orphaned teenager learned how to draw pictures online and now paints rural landscapes just to make money for his university tuition fees.


Learned art and painting from YouTube


Thai orphan sells paintings for tuition fees
Image credit: Poetry of B**th

Earth is an 18-year-old student living with his grandparents in Kalasin province. He had just graduated from high school and has a strong passion and skills in art. 

His dream is to improve his skills by learning at Arsom Silp Institute of The Arts, but knows that his grandparents will have to sell all of their land and paddy fields in order to support him. 

Thai teenager makes money for tuition fees
Image credit: Poetry of B**th

So, he decided to make money by selling his acrylic paintings that were inspired by nature and the rural areas near where he lives. The paintings start at ฿2,000 depending on the details of each piece. 

Thai teenager sells paintings for tuition fees
Image credit: Poetry of B**th

Thai teenager makes money for tuition fees
Image credit:
Poetry of B**th

Earth added that he practices regularly and studied techniques of how to draw by watching videos on YouTube. 

Now, he has sold over 10 pieces and continues to draw more to support his education journey. 


You are the master of your destiny 


Even though Earth might not have everything he wants in life, he hasn’t given up on his destiny and works hard for his dreams. 

We wish Earth success in selling paintings and hope he gets into his dream school. We’re rooting for you!

For anyone who is interested in his paintings, you can contact him via Facebook or call +66 94 258 6777.

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