Grocery Shopping

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Our town has its market every fourth day. It’s a good market: pretty much anything that is available in our region is available at our local market, which most volunteers can’t say about their town. Here’s the haul from our last major shopping trip. And here’s the price breakdown:

batteries

300 CFA

$0.60
toilet paper

1000 CFA

$2.00

popcorn

1200 CFA

$2.40

greens

300 CFA

$0.60

yeast

100 CFA

$0.20

fabric (4 meters)

4300 CFA

$8.60

powdered milk

1600 CFA

$3.20

oil

1200 CFA

$2.40

tomatoes

200 CFA

$0.40

garlic

100 CFA

$0.20

ginger

50 CFA

$0.10

salt

100 CFA

$0.20

wheat flour

250 CFA

$0.50

manioc flour

100 CFA

$0.20

cheese

1000 CFA

$2.00

watermelon

250 CFA

$0.50

smoked fish (cat food)

200 CFA

$0.40

limes

100 CFA

$0.20

eggs

400 CFA

$0.80

bread with fish and tomato sauce

175 CFA

$0.35

fried dough

25 CFA

$0.05

crackers

100 CFA

$0.20

sweet potato

75 CFA

$0.15

TOTAL

13,075 CFA

$26.25

 

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