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Table 5 Estimation of the cost of hygiene and interventions package, and economic outcomes of dibiteries in Dakar

From: Effectiveness and cost of an incentive-based intervention on food safety and income in “dibiteries” in Dakar, Senegal

Rubric Without intervention (i) With intervention (f)
Amount (FCFA) Amount (FCFA)
1. Cost of equipment 13,219 13,358
2. Cost of consumables 3373 4470
3. Total cost of equipment and consumables (1 + 2) 16,592 17,827
Cost of hygiene (FCFA/month) 1236 (~  41 FCFA/jour)
4. Own capital 111,731 112;832
5. Loans 0 0
6. Fixed assets 2612 2616
7. Revolving funds [4 – (5 + 6)] 109,119 110,216
8. Investment on equipment and material 469,515 474,515
9. Total of revolving funds and investment (7 + 8) 578,634 584,730
10. Dx (day) 990
11. Cost of hygiene kit (FCFA/day) 6
12. Cost of the training (FCFA/day) 0 61
Cost of intervention package (training + hygiene kit) (FCFA/day) 67
Revenue figure (FCFA/day) 122,505 122,505
Total variable charges (FCFA/day) 108,415 109,511
Gross margin (FCFA/day) 14,090a 12,994a
  1. a values followed by the same letter on the same row are not significantly different (t-test, p > 0.05); Dx: the life period or use of the equipment invested (day)