Originally Posted by GreyCoyote
You might consider morphing the idea a bit.
One of the problems we have here is ex-cons cant get jobs, cant get credit, and often wind-up living on the street. Not good.
What about training them first in the rudiments of diesel repair, letting them purchase a bus for sweat equity, build it out with recycled/repurposed bits, while they live in it?
Dunno if thats part of your interest or not, but if you are trying to get max mileage from minimum funds, it might be a direction to explore.
Skills + home + stability = potential success.
Didn't some one do a mobile pizza kitchen on here?
Get the license and do carney food stuff!!