Reportage: Burkina Faso: Collectives and Cotton: Collectives and Cotton

The women's village group “Manegre” extracts Karite butter for the production of soaps, creams and other beauty products in a village workshop set up and paid for by the collective. The sale of soaps and other handicrafts in local markets brings in a supplementary income to their households.Tanlili, Burkina Faso.Photo © J.B. Russell
Collectives and Cotton, June 2004

The women's village group “Manegre” extracts Karite butter for the production of soaps, creams and other beauty products in a village workshop set up and paid for by the collective. The sale of soaps and other handicrafts in local markets brings in a supplementary income to their households. 

Tanlili, Burkina Faso. 

Photo © J.B. Russell