Rural folk ring in the profits with their mobiles

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  • Monday, 16 Nov 2015

Handy income: Nooratikah and her husband Kamarulzaman made their handicraft in Kampung Sungai Satan,Jeli and sold it via word of mouth for three years. The couple now make five times as much, since creating a Business Facebook page .

But with the advent of the Internet, in particular mobile Internet, their world has opened up. By connecting to Facebook, they are now able to sell to the entire nation, without leaving the comfort and serenity of their homes.

These rural folk see the smartphone as much more than a social device – it has become a vital tool in peddling their products online.

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