Belize is a growing country and when it comes to business, let's just say the people inhabiting the land haven't really built it from the ground up. People who have purchased Belize real estate properties and enjoying the low cost in the area have thought of ways to find sources income when they are running low on cash. Expats, retirees and immigrants have all created many businesses.
There is a couple that retired in Belize, and the husband has always wanted to bake donuts to make a living. During his younger days in the US, he totally gave up on the idea since the cost of equipments and labor would put an end to his bankroll, plus there is a lot of competition in the US.
However, in Belize, where no one sells donuts, he found himself a niche and there he started making donut recipes with his wife helping him out. Eventually, they were selling donuts like crazy! He was his own boss and only works once or twice a week. They only baked donuts just so they could make it through the month and they never really thought of totally taking it seriously as a huge business. It was simply out of sheer passion and creativity.
Truly, Belize opens up a whole new world to people. The Belize real estate industry sure offers a lot of investment opportunities and not just some nice looking house to match. People who thought of a change in their grand vacation routine and wanted to offer something different in the community all started coming up with ideas. From women who deliver homemade pizza with a motor scooter, a man who peddles meat to areas where there are none to yoghurt businesses that are open day and night.
Since some locals don't have vehicles to travel with and some would have to walk miles just to buy groceries, convenient roving stores, such as a local shoe repair shop on wheels, roam the streets so those who require shoe-fixing only need to holler and they no longer have to travel to the next town just to get shoe services.
Sometimes, passion can really take someone so far. A retired music teacher, for his love of music, opened a music school for the young. He gets to earn a few bucks doing what he loves too.
These people who offer their services and products aren't slaves; they still enjoy being free and prioritize having a great time in Belize. They don't have to toil so much since these are more like hobbies to them. However, there are those who take their businesses seriously and they, of course, succeed since in a community where every sort of business idea is fool-proof, one is expected to reap a significant profit for hard work.
All these people are not exactly rich and only work depending on their means and needs. Since the best things in life are already within their reach, they work and live where they want to, when they want to and how they want to.