If the season is not good, the women of Monzona resort to activities such as making brooms, sponges, traditional toothbrushes and baobab fruit to sell and support themselves. The sponge is made from the branches of the roan tree, which the women fetch from the bush. These activities make up for the lack of profitability due to a bad winter.
This is a market garden placed in the rivers. It could be useful during climate change to grow for example tomatoes, potatoes and onions. During the rainy season the work is impossible. These gardens are fenced with thorns and have to be watched from early morning to prevent animals from spoiling and eating them. This technique is practiced by those
The village of Bouillagui is located 85 kilometres from Kayes, in the commune of Guidimakan Kerry Kaffo. The inhabitants of this village have been practising off-season farming for more than twenty years. Donkosira supported the last works for the women’s market garden in 2020. The oases you can see there. There are gardeners who do market gardening next to
“I live in the Kayes region, my name is Djibril Sidibé, my village is called Banzana in the commune of liberté Dembaya. I am a gardener, you see my mango trees, the only reason why the trees do not give enough fruit is the lack of water! I dug a well in my garden but I only started again
Le jardin maraîcher de Bouillagui a été créé en 2005 sur financement de la FAO, mais c’est le 20/3/2013 que les femmes du village en ont repris la totale gestion. Il est administré par un comité de gestion féminin. Seules les femmes du village peuvent cultiver sur ce périmètre. Elles y cultivent la salade, le chou, les patates, les oignons,