Former Street Kid Now Earns P300k/Month Because of Selling Burgers

Meet Roy Villegas, a former street kid who’s now a wealthy businessman

ROY VILLEGAS – A former street kid who never gave up on his dream to put up his own business, now earns at least P300,000 a month.

former street kid turned businessman
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Roy started by selling burgers using P10,000 capital, Now, he has six (6) burger joints and is earning P300,000 every month.

He was also able to build his dream house and buy cars.

His success story was featured on Unang Hirit last year.

He recalled: “So dati kasi, may barkada ako, yung best friend ko si JC. Kung anu-ano ang ginagawa namin. Minsan, nag-aalok kami ng linis-puntod. Kahit ano basta magkaroon lang ng pagkakakitaan. Kasi nasa kalsada kami, e. Bale choice na namin na tumira sa kalsada.”

At a young age, Roy, who hails from Calamba, Laguna, strives hard in order to reach his goals.

In order to study in college, he used his talent in playing basketball until he became part o the school university.

After college, he served as a basketball coach at different universities.

Despite the fact he’s already in a good situation, he never gave up on his dreams to put up his own business.

Roy decided to drop his coaching career to pursue business.

“Actually, kapapanganak pa lang ng baby ko noon, e, so yung naipon namin napunta lang doon sa panganganak ng baby ko. May natirang PHP10,000,” he said.

Roy used his remaining money to put up a burger business in 2015 called, Uncle Roy’s Burger.

He used scrap materials to build his first cart.

former street kid turned businessman

According to him, his first three months were difficult. But he did not lose hope and just focused on his business until such time it prosper.

Now, his business already has six (6) branches, and is he’s earning as much as P300,000 every month.

He was also able to buy many things including a house for his family.

former street kid turned businessman

Asked for his message to those who wanted to start a business, he said: “If meron kayong naiisip, do a calculated risk.”

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