Almost overnight, his business folded, his savings ran out, his father died from coronavirus, the electricity was cut off, and he had to rely on food banks to feed himself and his teenage daughter. He would probably still be begging, not working, if not for Un Mismo Equipo (One Team), an Instagram account and website that helps unemployed people advertise their skills. Filmmaker Gonzalo Perales started it after he shared a photo of an unemployed electrician and the man was offered work. Realizing most older people did not know how to look for jobs online, he shares their profiles so potential employers can learn about them. It now has 30,000 followers.

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