Green Gold :
Rima was a beggar girl. One day a lady gave her some saplings and seeds of flower plants instead of alms and said, 'Plant these saplings and seeds. You will gain a hundred times more from them."
Rima did not understand anything but decided to do as the lady had said. She went to her small hut and dug the ground by its side. Then she planted the saplings and sowed the seeds. She watered them well and a few weeks later, flowers bloomed around her hut. One day a few women came to buy the flowers, Rima had grown. So from that day Rima plucked the flowers and sold them door to door. Sometimes, she sold them in the market and on the roads. She was earning her living well and had stopped begging. Soon some people became regular buyers of her flowers. She saved enough money to open a small flower shop in the market and man people went to Rima flower collection.
Rima thanked the lady who had led her to get green gold.
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