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Nallathanniya is typical of a poor tea village. Sometimes mothers work their fingers raw picking tea leaves for 10-12 hours a day, and fathers work the same hours in the nearby warehouse where the tea is dried and processed. Maybe they are paid $1 or $1.50 per day.

As a result, conditions in the village can be desperate. Clean water can be non-existent. Illness can be great. Food can be sparse from lack of income, and children can be uneducated because parents cannot afford even the smallest fees for school uniforms and books.

More info at:
globalhopenetwork.org/villages/asia/nallathaniya-sri-lanka

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