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A woman holds a 500 CFA Franc coin in her hand that is equivalent to about £0.62 GBP. The woman belongs to a microfinance group where women try to save £0.20 GBP each week although many of them struggle to do so and some have left the scheme entirely, while others have had to borrow from the funds to buy food. A drought in southern Niger has affected up to 8 million people...