Tuesday, 23 September 2008

‘Mapanki’ trade benefits Mkolani residents

From Daily News, Dar es Salaam

BUSINESS in skeletal remains of Nile Perch popularly known as ‘mapanki’ has improved the welfare of residents of Mkolani, Nyamagana District in Mwanza region.

The business has been booming after securing markets both within and outside Tanzania, the Secretary of the businessmen’s cooperative society, Mr Said Isandula, said.

Some 300 people engaging in the business, including those who have formed the co-operative society have managed to build homes, pay school fees and become self-reliant.

Read full story in Daily News.

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