By Yolanda Salazar
Santa Cruz, Bolivia, Jul 31 (EFE).- Lawyer Marco Antonio Mancilla’s final decision to flip one particular of the pink minibuses that are the spine of mass transit in Bolivia into a cell business office has attracted consideration listed here in the Andean nation’s most significant town.
He informed Efe that he got the inspiration for the office environment on wheels when his brother shut down his transportation organization owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, leaving the bus to sit idle.
Immediately after an ambitious transforming that integrated beefing up the electrical technique to aid a laptop or computer, printer and copying machine, amongst other methods, the cell business office created its debut on July 14.
On the side of the bus is a sign looking at “Mancilla Flores and associates juridical consortium” with a partial listing of the services supplied.
Mancilla and colleague Intelligent Cuellar are all set to assist purchasers with issues ranging from employment and housing as a result of wills and divorces to legal circumstances.
And folks who just want to use the photocopy machine are also welcome.
When it’s not circulating, the minibus is parked in the vicinity of the courthouse in Santa Cruz, attracting curiosity-seekers who posted images on social media, supplying Mancilla with free publicity.
Inspite of some first skepticism about the seriousness of the operation, Mancilla started to achieve customers.
“It is a thing modern and for that exact motive it has made an affect,” the attorney mentioned. “People have been amazed with the bus and many thanked us or congratulated us for the concept.”
The response from the public has inspired Mancilla and Cuellar to believe about outfitting additional minibuses to expand the company to other parts of the Santa Cruz area and – perhaps – to the rest of Bolivia.
But people ambitions can only be understood if the support displays a profit.
“We need to review the reception of this innovation and if it has a very good outcome we will seem into producing a social impact,” Mancilla claimed, including that he hopes a single working day to set a cell place of work on the streets of his hometown of La Paz. EFE ysm/dr