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Going rate for batteries?

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Going rate for batteries?

Hi all,

I'm flying into Kenya later this week, and am a grad student in the unfortunate position of both having a routinely stringent budget and not getting this month's paycheck until the day *after* I depart for Africa. In light of that, there are some supplies I'll have to buy once I'm there rather than bringing from the States. I'm trying to plan my budget, and was wondering if anyone can tell me what the going rate for AA batteries is, in iether Ksh or USD? These can be easily found at a place like the Nakumatt, correct?

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1. Re: Going rate for batteries?

Can't remember how much they were in Nakumatt exactly but recall thinking Duracell was expensive and the local make was rubbish. We usually bring a stock from the UK, even though they weigh quite a bit.

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2. Re: Going rate for batteries?

you can easly get them at nakumatt dont be worried.

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3. Re: Going rate for batteries?

A pack of 4 Duracell is around kshs 280. We live here and use them. They are fine, and do last.

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