Student Vendor Sells Lumpia Rain Or Shine, Even On The First Day Of School: “Para Sa Pangarap”

A college student, who is also a vendor inside their school, shows the struggles and hardships of selling lumpia every day.

Image by Mr. R Vlog via Facebook

They always say that working students are a different “breed” of people. They are often admired for their grit and determination to juggle work and study. Their success is also made sweeter because it’s fueled by passion and hard work.

On TikTok, Nathaniel Regondola gave netizens a sneak peek of how hard it was to be a working student. Aside from being a student at Araullo University, Nathaniel and his brother take turns selling lumpia. They also sell turon, fish crackers, and even ice candy inside their school campus.

In the video, Nathaniel can be seen still wearing his school ID as he sits down holding his container of lumpia. Despite the strong rain pouring outside, Nathaniel felt grateful because he was able to sell all his goods for the day.

“Okay lang kahit inabutan ng ulan. Ang mahalaga ay nakaubos ako. Hehe. Salamat kay God,” he wrote in the caption.

In a separate video, Nathaniel revealed he and his older brother take turns selling.

“Nagtutulungan kami ng kuya ko para makaubos. Palitan kami kung sino ang may klase,” he added.

Even more impressive, Nathaniel also spends his nights selling “balot.” He said he has been selling balot since he was an elementary student. Nathaniel said he has been working, so he doesn’t have to ask for money from his mother for his daily expenses and allowance.

Image by Mr. P Vlog via Facebook

Despite his hardships, Nathaniel remains positive that he will reach the end of his challenging journey someday. He believes that his perseverance will be rewarded and that his sweet success will soon be within his reach.

Nathaniel’s videos have earned the admiration of many netizens. Many wished him good luck and prayed for his success.

A netizen wrote, “Huyyy, all your hard work will pay off. May God always bless you and your brother! God bless can’t wait to see you succeed.”

May Nathaniel’s story inspire more students to appreciate and value their education more. More power to you, Nathaniel!

You can watch the video via Nathaniel’s TikTok account:


#workingstudents #fyp salamat po sa mga bumile😊

♬ som original – angel