Another business that you can probably consider, provided you have the necessary skills and experience in the field, is repair business. Well, even though there are few jobs, that doesn't mean that daily household things won't need repairs, and no matter what, people would prefer getting the machine repaired instead of buying a new one! So, if you think that you have what it takes to start out on your own, then why not go ahead and do that, instead of your boss sitting on your head and telling you how to do your job.
If you are someone who enjoys cooking and is known amongst family and friends for your culinary skills, turn your hobby into a business by starting a catering service. Initially, you can offer your services to your acquaintances for a birthday party or anniversary celebration. Work really hard on the initial few assignments and try some new and innovative recipes. Repeat customers, new clients, and big assignments such as marriage parties or business functions, depend a lot on good word of mouth in this business.
This idea is bound to be successful in the summers when children have a lot of free time. Start hobby classes like painting, cooking, drawing, singing, musical instruments, stitching etc and plan a week-long schedule (or whatever suits you best) to teach them this. This is a great idea for work at home moms. You can have various batches of these all year through as well.
This work is for people who have a fondness for land and great creativity. Targeted customers are not just homeowners but also commercial districts such as malls or parks and even companies are hiring landscapers to make their workplace more green and beautiful.
For the jobs, peoples are living far away from their family or lives in nuclear families, also Mother are working and they cannot have more than 3 - 6 months maternity/work leave, so to take care of their children people are willing to hire a baby sitter, Nanny or leave their children in childcare schools etc. Of course this is a business that requires extra responsibility and due care, but it can also be very rewarding and can be started with little money.
Making the best out of Waste
In the families where some of the members know stitching, any one member can put up a bag on big or small tailor shops for the collection of scrap clothes which are discarded by the tailors as a material not to be used further. The material so collected at the end of say ten or fifteen days, can be utilized by the family members to stitch small bags or other clothing materials which can be sold in the weekly markets (on the roadside) to generate livelihood. Also it will replace poly bags which are a threat to the environment.