« Invest in projects that make sense » – Abel Demiéville
Abel Demiéville is the founder and director of AB Box SA, a self-storage company that exists since 2005. He is a committee member of an association that has been running humanitarian projects in northern India for over 20 years. He’s also one of the first members of the Mercy Ships Network, our association’s group of impact entrepreneurs.
Tell us about your company
AB Box SA is a self-storage company that recently celebrated its 18th anniversary. We offer storage solutions for individuals and companies, used by some 2’000 customers. Most of our customers need storage space for limited periods of time, such as when relocating. This means that we have daily activity going on in our 7 storage locations, spread over the cantons of Vaud, Valais and Fribourg. We also offer additional services, such as the rental of utility vehicles for example, as well as the purchase, sale and rental of maritime containers.
How did you hear about Mercy Ships?
What was your first impression when you discovered this association?
What made you want to support this association?
The long-term vision and the clarity of the mission. As a business owner, I am committed to investing in projects that make sense. And I know that our financial support to Mercy Ships has a real impact on the vulnerable in Africa.
What does the Mercy Ships Network mean to you?
What would you say to an entrepreneur who is hesitating to join the network?
Any final words to share with us?
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