Thiruvananthapuram woman sets up business by growing organic veggies on terrace

A woman from Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram has set an example for people looking for home-based business opportunities. Padma Suresh, a house wife used her 500 square feet terrace to do organic farming. Beginning as a leisure activity, Padma is generating income by selling organic vegetables in market. There are about 15 varieties of vegetables on her terrace including of tomatoes, beans and okra. Besides her personal use, Padma sells extra vegetables to her regular customers who get in touch with her through WhatsApp group and Facebook group. Padma also assists individuals in cultivation such as preparing soil or planting vegetables. Support that she receives from her family is a matter of great pride for Padma.