Women drive buses in Colombia – level 1
La Rolita is an electric bus company in Bogotá, Colombia. It is special because women run the company. It is making public transportation in the city better.
The company employs single mothers. They can do their job very well. La Rolita’s electric buses help the city reduce pollution and make the air cleaner. The company plans to run the public cable car and test electric school buses. La Rolita gives employees many benefits. Drivers make 376 dollars every month. The company also wants to make a daycare center for employees.
Other companies in the city are not happy. La Rolita is very good. It takes their business.
Difficult words: public transportation (busses, trains, or other vehicles which transport people in cities), pollution (harmful materials in the air), cable car (a vehicle on a cable which transports people)
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
What kind of benefits does La Rolita offer to its employees beyond the basic salary?
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