kids-with-giftsAll the kids in the picture live on a plantation. They are some of the poorest paid workers in the country, working in what they call ‘low country tea’ estates. Have a look here for all you ever wanted to know about production of tea in Sri Lanka.

It is that time of the year again and we are gearing up for the annual “push” – preparing gifts and goods, and getting them loaded on the container and off to Sri Lanka. Hard to believe it is a year since the last effort. Click here to read the latest RIPPLES newsletter – about this and other things.