Women from Deep Colony village (outside Siliguri, India) work in the women's self-help group's nursery. They grow the seedlings for several months and then sell them to a larger nursery for profit. Thirteen women work together on this nursery project, earning about $350 profit for the group in the year and getting paid for their labor.
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