With a meagre monthly income of just 140,000 ariary
-- 60,000 lower than the minimum wage -- Volatiana can only afford the services of Dety, but calls on Lucie if she suffers complications.
A higher than expected wage bill and the strong Ariary
created some financing pressures.
He charges 50,000 to 75,000 ariary
(around $20 to $30) to build a toilet; the rates vary according to the means of the customer.
Cours des devises mensuels en ariary
. [cited 2011 04 March], Available flora: http://www.banque-centrale.mg/.
(20) Currency in Madagascar: Madagascar ariary
In the last year, inflation has risen as a result of a 13 per cent devaluation of the Ariary
, Madagascar's currency.
Prepaid telephone cards worth 1,000 Ariary
(about 46[cents] in the local currency) are sold for 12,000 Ariary
Madagascar has recently replaced its Malagasy francs with a new currency, the Ariary
, using holographic stripes on the two highest denominations.
Such moves include replacing the currency with the pre-colonial era ariary