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Odd Job: Balut Vendor
posted by Brando Dimagiba on 01/12/2011 02:38 PM

Job: Balut VendorName: Irma Capcap, 59Status: Widow, with two childrenYears: 15 years Income: P190 - 250 a dayPerks: "I get to know a lot of stories from my customers."Disadvantages: "I am always on the nightshift."Hobbies/Interests: ChitchattingShe buys the baluts and penoys she sells at a wholesaler near where she lives.  She usually buys 50 pieces of balut (fermented duck egg) for P310 or P6.20 per piece.  She resells the balut for P10 and the penoy for P8 per piece.She buys around 20 penoys a day.  10 penoy na may sabaw and penoy na walang sabaw for P5 a piece.Customers can... read more

tags: odd job, balut, vendor, irma, capcap, penoy

Odd Job: Barbecue Vendor
posted by Brando Dimagiba on 01/12/2011 02:37 PM

Job: Barbecue VendorName: Jun Ray Duran, 22Status: In a relationshipYears: 2 months Income: P200 net average daily incomePerks: "I get to talk to chicks from numerous nightclubs around."Disadvantages: "I sometimes give the barbecue to the chicks for free."Hobbies/Interests: Babe watching!Former lorry helper Jun Ray Duran decided to try a career in peddling street foods.He starts to peddle the bopis (a combination of pork intestines) and pork barbecue at around 3pm and brings his sidecar home at around 12pm. With his P500 daily capital, he goes to the market to buy the raw products and marinate them before he calls it a... read more

tags: odd job, barbecue, vendor, jun, ray, duran

Odd Job: Mattress Vendor
posted by Brando Dimagiba on 01/12/2011 02:36 PM

Job: Matress VendorName: Jaime Umali, 51Status: Married with 8 kidsYears: 10 years Income: P150 a day or around P2, 800 a monthPerks: "Kumikita ng pera at maraming nakikilala."Disadvantages: "Mainit, tsaka minsan zero ang benta."Hobbies/Interests: Matulog lang!Jaime peddles mattresses of different sizes around different towns of Carmona, Cavite. He starts at 7am and ends at 12pm. His working hours may be short compared to those who were interviewed for this section, but carrying 2-3 mattresses at a given time under the heat of the sun is, literally, a heavy task.  Jaime is part of a group of mattress vendors who work for a... read more

tags: odd job, mattress, vendor, jaime, umali

Odd Job: Ice Buko Vendor
posted by Brando Dimagiba on 01/18/2011 10:43 AM

Job: Ice Buko VendorName: Dionisio "Done" Malillos, 62Status: SingleYears: 8 yearsIncome: P6 per ice bukoPerks: "Maraming nakikitang tanawin"Disadvantages: "Nakakapagod maglakad"Hobbies/Interests: "Manood ng Baseball"Done tends to his farm on weekdays but on weekends, he peddles ice goods.  He does this to supplement his meager income in planting grains.  His weekend job starts at 7am, getting up and taking a short ride to Sto. Tomas proper in Batangas from his home.  He picks up the "goods" which are "pinipig," ice cream sticks, and ice buko.  The iced confections have a variety of flavors including jack fruit, vanilla, chocolate, and sometimes combined with... read more

tags: odd job, ice buko vendor, calamba, dionisio, done, malillos

Odd Job: Popcorn Vendor
posted by Brando Dimagiba on 01/28/2011 11:39 AM

Job: Popcorn VendorName: Rodolfo "Jun-jun" Buscia Jr., 19Status: In a relationshipYears: 5Income: P700 net average daily incomePerks: "I always get to talk to a lot of people"Disadvantages: “The competition is very stiff"Hobbies/Interests: playing billiardsJun-jun comes from a family of "nomad entrepreneurs." His family owns a couple of cotton candy making machines and pop corn carts spread around the city of Davao.He starts to walk on the streets at around 4 pm and goes home at around 12 am. "If you want to earn more, you must know when and where there’s an occasion" he says. He sells each pop corn... read more

tags: odd job, popcorn, vendor, rodolfo, jun, buscia, nomad entrepreneurs

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