Within Each Cup: Tamils of Sri Lanka's Tea Trade
       
     
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Within Each Cup: Tamils of Sri Lanka's Tea Trade
       
     
Within Each Cup: Tamils of Sri Lanka's Tea Trade

Tea is a billion-dollar industry that has shaped Sri Lanka since 1867 and employs almost 5% of the country’s population.

Generations of Tamil families are dependent on tea plantations for income, community, and housing. This story takes a deeper look at the people behind the production of Ceylon tea and its timeless presence in Sri Lankan culture.

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