School supplies prices ‘over the limit’
Santo Domingo, d.
With the opening of the new school year 2022-2023 approaching in September, dozens of parents yesterday went to various malls to buy school supplies for their children with a common complaint: “Prices are over the top.”
Some teachers have identified uniforms, shoes, notebooks, lunch boxes, and backpacks as the most expensive supplies They noticed it in stores unlike in other years.
During a tour by a team from LISTÍN DIARIO, Zunilda López stated that “it’s time to split the books as it has for a long time.”
“When I studied pets it was split in two and now is the real time to do it, Because it is expensive.” Lopez said as she dealt with the hustle and bustle of the two children in the store.
Immediately he invented it and pointed it out to his companion He will reuse the notebooks in his home.
“Hello, pets (in your house) with two or three dirty leaves will be cut with scissors from the trunk, so they can’t be seen,” Lopez said with the goal of saving money and affordability. Other things.
He also explained that he bought in other years School shoes around 800 and 900 pesos It is currently “almost twice as expensive, costing you up to two thousand pesos”.
“You have to buy it however you like, because if not, what will he do?” he said, accompanied by his grandchildren aged 11 and 7, who chose their favorite pet.
Another mother, Natalia Santos, pointed out that in the end they had to buy what the student needed because “there is no other”; However, stress it I will buy only the “most urgent and necessary”.
Imagine that a low-income family with three or four children and pets costs 65 pesos where you find it cheaper. In just two, I’ve already spent about 4,000 pesos and still haven’t bought almost anything,” he said, adding that he moved from Los Frayles to the Garrido store on Duarte Street because he’s “looking for economy.” ”
He specified that he had bought some items and two pants and would only buy notebook computers this time.
Other parents argued that they were “not cheap”.