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A boy in the Tonle Sap lake in Kampong Thom province in May 2017. (VOD)

Pursat Students Dropping Out Amid Low Incomes, Poor Connectivity

Saing Beth, 17, says he’s already abandoned his dream of becoming a police officer. Driving a taxi, as he’s doing now, is not as rewarding, but his family need the money. “Where could they get the money for me to finish school, since they have no income?”