He has been working as a beach boy for 2 years now, and the highest pay he has ever gotten is RM1500 for a day. He says that the job itself is rewarding to him, as they are getting paid daily. Although his pay depends on the volume of customers, once in a while, he gets tips from customers too.
Being the eldest among his five siblings, Arash said that he used to get a lot of discrimination from society towards his job as a beach boy. Many thought that being a beach boy is "bad" or could make you "bad" as they are often with foreigners.
When asked about the future, Arash said that he wished to start his own business someday. Also, he wants to develop the tourism sector around where he lives.