■ PERU, CUSCO: Cusco is full of self made men and women who peddle goods in make-shift markets and on the streets. Some have a boss and sell mass produced clothes and trinkets made in factories. Others such as Cyrus try to truly make it on their own by first learning a trade, in his case how to paint, then sell their own products.
So what’s it like trying to make a living as an entrepreneur in Peru? How much money can you make? And how hard is it to get a sale? This and many more questions I put to Cyrus as I joined him on his daily commute up to the less affluent outskirts of town where he lives with his wife and son.
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