Many Haitians use a refrigerator ONLY to chill water, keep the juice cold and to make ice

Many Haitians use a refrigerator ONLY to chill water, keep the juice cold and to make ice

Refrigeration in Haiti -- At my cousin's home in Haiti she has a refrigerator but the only thing you will find in it is a pot of water, juice and two big aluminium bowl in the freezer part to make ice... Nothing else

Although food is going bad on her dining room table, she will not put it in the refrigerator.

Ask her why, she replies: "Mwen pa manje manje dòmi" (I do not eat left over food)

Hmmmmm...

What do you think about that?

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Phillip A Manning says...

It puzzles me a little, too! I say, Hmmm! I wonder why. I eat left overs a little bit. Sometimes, it is really good. Other than that I'll give to the dog. It pays to share, sometimes, I see instead of being so greedy, sometimes it doesn't pay! They're burning up electricity, energy for a little of nothing saved! I know...

or maybe you don't as much energy when the cooler is not full...

I haven't measured

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