Passionate to help migrant workers during the pandemic but unable to volunteer, Jane decided to raise funds through the sale of her artwork.
Advertising Arts student Louise started offering freelance work to help her parents with grocery bills and tuition fees for her younger siblings.
When Valerie’s handmade masks for her two children became popular among friends and family, she started to list them for sale on Carousell.
Fion started creating keychains and photo-holders with mini lego-like blocks on Carousell, and donated all profits made to domestic violence victims in Malaysia.
Sherilyn’s foray into e-commerce started from selling three similar pairs of shoes that she’d accidentally purchased online.
A firm believer that access to education can alleviate poverty, Lynne has been supporting vulnerable children through her small home business.
Inspired by her mother, Sofia wanted to help others to provide for their families by offering face masks at a low price that they could resell for higher profit.
Ash helped her 62-year-old aunt Jessie sell her handmade pouches on Carousell, giving her renewed purpose and income during the MCO period.
Gabbi started listing her preloved clothes on Carousell to raise money for the daily wage earners and small businesses in the Philippines who were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mikaela and Angelo came up with the idea of selling his homemade chilli garlic sauce when brainstorming on what to do during the pandemic.