Monday, June 19, 2006

How to Make a Living in Spite of 85% Unemployment: Pt.3

A recurring series dedicated to the heroes of the informal economy. Get that paper.

Cheese puff sub-retailer

1. Purchase large bag of cheese puffs (i.e. Chee-tos), and a bunch of small plastic bags.
2. Parcel out 6 cheese puffs into each plastic bag, and tie off with a tidy knot.
3. Go door to door selling packets of 6 cheese puffs for L$5.00.

2 Comments:

Anonymous Paulo said...

dude, your ledger rocks. only you would notice these incredibly illuminating yet easily overlooked examples of life in a place like liberia. i commend you! keep up the good work.

also - is the earth institute involved in any of the electrification efforts in monrovia, by any chance?

paulo

2:50 AM  
Blogger josh said...

i think EI right now is just collecting data to plug into the big excel costing tools. that's what Lu is doing 7 days a week.

thanks for the kind words! jfc

9:06 AM  

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