Marcel A Fangbédje, a 30 year old bachelor. He is from Togo. He has migrated to Mali for the past 4 years. In the first year he spent his time in Bamako then in Kati. He works as a mason which he acquires the skill in Togo prior to migrated to Mali. For the past 6 months he learns a new skill ie survey works. Now he can handle simple survey like levelling.
He send in every 2 months part of his earnings to his mother in Togo. Recently he has managed to secure a sub-contract work. At the end of his contract work, he managed to keep of FCFA1.5 million (USD3,000). Next day after received his last pay out, he proudly show to me his new China made motorbike which cost him FCFA340,000. Of course before buying the motorbike, he inform his mother in Togo of his intention