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I see some problems, however.
The minimum wage in Thailand is just below $100 per month. That's right, $100.
What if the notebook computer gets damaged through fault of the kid?
What if the notebook computer gets damaged through no fault of the kid?
What if the notebook computer gets stolen?
What if the notebook computer gets sold by the kid / his [drug-addicted] [financially distressed] parent?
A family with one minimum wage earner could be pushed into financial ruin by any of these events.