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    With a GDP per capita of $278 a year (76¢ a day), The Gambia, like most other West African countries, continues to rank near the bottom of nearly all of the world’s economic indexes.  Nevertheless, visitors to Serekunda’s sprawling shops and market places are likely to be surprised at the vibrancy of economic and entrepreneurial activity.  While poverty remains a fact of life for most Gambians, even a modest amount of dalasis (Gambia’s local currency) must be earned through constant engagement with the market place.  A perfect balance to dry economic statistics, hear a variety of small-scale entrepreneurs in The Gambia describe, in their own words, how they “make their dalasi.”  (Serekunda is also spelled Serrekunda.)
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HOW DO YOU MAKE YOUR DALASI?
Serekunda, The Gambia
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