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The snails business

Agathe and René clean and sell snails.

Agathe and René clean and sell snails.

They started their activity with a capital of 20 000 Fcfa.

The cleaning of the snail consists of removing all the slime of the mollusc. It is a long and complex process.

The cleaning of the snail consists of removing all the slime of the mollusc. It is a long and complex process.

Agathe cooks skewers of snails and broth that she sells in a restaurant in her neighbourhood.

Agathe cooks skewers of snails and broth that she sells in a restaurant in her neighbourhood.

After three years of working in the informal sector, the couple now wants to package the snails and sell them in fish shops, supermarkets and restaurants.

After three years of working in the informal sector, the couple now wants to package the snails and sell them in fish shops, supermarkets and restaurants.