Adrian’s Story: Carving a Small Business from the Ground Up

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Adrian is from Morelos, Mexico, just south of Mexico City. When he was a child, he started dreaming about owning his own business. “My mom and my dad had a small business making school uniforms in Mexico,” said Adrian. “It was really small. They were only making a little money from the uniforms. And I said ‘When I get to the United States, I’m going to work really hard and I’m going to buy some [sewing] machines and I’m going to make my own business’.”

Read Adrian’s full story to see how he learned the art of fruit carving, and how our Empresas program helped him start a small business.