I am from India. A US dollar in my country is approximately seventy rupees at the moment.
For a dollar, I can get
It is just an approximate list
$1 is not much in my country, but can do a lot of things especially for low income earners. Sometime, last year, there was this report that says 61% of Nigerians live below $1. Other reports say 150 millions Nigerians live on less than $2/day. So, here are the things that I can get for $1
* A plate of food in a local restaurant with just one piece of meat
* 2 liters of fuel
* 1 stock fish
* 2 packs of noddles
* 2 cups of garri (cassava flour)
* 2 bottled water
There are other smaller things you can get for $1 depending on what you want at that particular moment. Please note, these items mentioned are basically for one person.
1 dollar is 86 Eurocents ...
a can of the cheapest soy heap ravioli costs 99 cents ... hmmm let me think ...
ah, here :
half a kilo of basmati rice in just as much plastic and cardboard packaging, or four tomatoes, if you're lucky
$1 in my country is equivalent to 350 naira. Naira is actually our currency in Nigeria. Now with that amount if you do local restaurants that should get you a plate of food. If you are a vegetarian, then that should get you about 3 apples, 2 cucumbers, and 5 sticks of fat carrot.
If you want to try and cook with $1 then you must have the basic ingredients you need to cook with at home because #1 will buy just the fish you need or just the lil quantity of meat you need to make your meal.
I guess our currency has lost its value. It's a pity $1 can't do much here and most of us do not earn upto that per day
In my country 1$ is equal to 70 rupees. So, in 1$ I can buy as many as thing which are important to me such as I can go to watch movie,I can buy a snacks. Besides this I can fuel my vehicle and visit my friends house and many things I can do with 1$.
My country India is large country and the people are knowing the importance of 1$ so they will not waste their money as i am wasting instead of that they will save that 1$ for future use.
I'm a Nigerian and a dollar is approximately #360 naira so I'll make a list of what a dollar can buy;
¶ a long bread in my country.
¶ recharge card
¶ it will pay transport fare
¶ it will buy you a pack of spaghetti
¶ it will buy soft drinks and biscuits
¶ it will buy meat/chicken pie
¶ it will buy a small plate of ice cream
A dollar can do a lot but sadly not everyone make up to a dollar a day.
I come from Indonesia if one dollar in my country 10 thousand rupiah with that amount of money can only buy
1-one pack of rice
2-half a kilo of cooking oil
3-pound of sugar
You can buy lots of things in my country with 1$ because our currency has been inflated
- 100 q beaf meat
- 1 kq banana
- 8 eggs
- 2 kq green apple
- 3 loafs of bread
- two ice-cream
- 2 liter milk
-8 kq watermelon
List goes on