#344: Plants, Sri Lanka:  The Dompe division of the Damsara Elder’s Federation in Kirindiwela is opening an outdoor plant sales center.  Each weekend they will be selling the following: orchids, anthurium, mushrooms, herbal, ornamental and spice plants, vegetables, pineapple plants and compost fertilizer.  They need pots, four cents to $1.25; forks, $1.00; shading net, $22.00; and piping, $10.00 - $14.00.  Prices are per item.  This will empower poor villagers and motivate them to use their time and effort productively.


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