Can you save money?

Yes - if you don't travel outside the country too much and don't eat broccoli and strawberries every day (or eat in restaurants all the time). We are saving quite a bit of money without too much hardship, but we eat local, in season food as often as possible. - Apr 2016


Yes, until you travel. Flights out of the DRC are extraordinarily expensive but most find it important to travel either back to the U.S. or to Europe, South Africa, East Africa to get away at least once a year at that can eat up all your savings very quickly. - Jan 2014


Yes, loads, but not if you take personal trips out of the country frequently. - Nov 2012


Yes. - May 2012


It is very expensive, but there is a high post differential. - Feb 2012


No. - Nov 2011


If you insist, but don't forget to enjoy your life - Aug 2011


That depends on how much you are paid. Travel in/out is costly, supplies are costly. - Jan 2011


Yes, it's all relative. But there are many ways to save money depending on how you live and what you earn. - Oct 2010


No; everything is expensive. - Jan 2009


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