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.
While working from home during the pandemic, Fiza started baking more frequently using her late mother’s recipes and became a part-time baker.
Carouseller Tangy helped a buyer, who had a minor bike incident, with her urgent request for medical supplies one night.
Despite several hurdles in operating a physical coffee cart, Buffy and Naina looked at other ways where they could continue to sell their specially crafted drinks.