KUALA LUMPUR, 17/8/2021 – Recently, an 11-year-old boy named Umar Al-Khattab gained much attention from netizens and media outlets after the conversation between a customer and Umar on Shopee was posted on Facebook. The customer found out that Umar started his business on Shopee at such a young age to afford himself and his siblings with new smart devices for their online classes. realme Malaysia discovered the possibilities in Umar and was impressed with his actions, the team decided to approach the family and provided Umar with a new realme 8 Pro.
The father of 11-year-old Umar expressed his gratitude to realme Malaysia for reaching out and sponsoring the new smartphone to Umar to help him with his online classes. He also further explained Umar started his Shopee business because he taught Umar that he should be earning what he wants for himself.
“After learning the story from Umar’s side, we hope by this effort, it will ease Umar’s concern in joining online classes along with his siblings as they are sharing devices together. We are very touched with Umar’s dedication and decided to motivate Umar with our Dare to Leap spirit. realme team wishes Umar all the best in his future endeavors,” said Tiffany Teh, Brand Director of realme Malaysia.