Ubiquitous in Jamaica, the Carribean and every struggling country I suspect. They sell small things to those near by. The can sell drinks and smokes and even convenience times.
We are currently talking about 3 versions of Drink Shop funding packages that after 6 months the show owner starts paying back the loan after they are self-succificient. Here are the versions
Small - setting up and cleaning an existing shop, some rent, and a monthly stippend for repairs and possibiliy stocking inventory of things that sell.
My Shop - building a shop on land and inventory and a monthly stippend for any needs that arrise.
Tourist Shop - TBD