The Gift of Giving

“I once received a booking from a student passenger who intentionally entered a destination that was nearer than his intended one. He did so because he didn’t have enough money to sign up for exams in Bangkok and was trying to save up for it. Without hesitation, I drove him to where he needed to go. Even though it was an additional 40km distance, I was happy to go the extra mile for him.” – Arnutpon, Thailand

Komsan Chiyadis

GrabFood delivery-partner, Thailand

Komsan Chiyadis

GrabFood delivery-partner, Thailand

COVID-19 has dealt an unprecedented blow to the tourism industry, affecting the livelihoods of millions of workers. One of them was Komsan, an assistant chef in a luxury hotel based in the Srinakarin area.

As the number of tourists at the hotel plunged, he decided to sign up as a GrabFood delivery-partner to earn an alternative income. Soon after, the hotel ceased operations.

Komsan has viewed this change through an optimistic lens, calling it the perfect opportunity for him to embark on a fresh journey after his previous job. Aside from GrabFood deliveries, he now also picks up GrabExpress jobs. It can get tiring, having to shuttle between different locations, but Komsan finds it exciting. And mostly, he’s glad to get his income back on track.