Faces of Sri Lanka
So here’s a second post with a few shots from my recent assignment in Sri Lanka for Outreach International. It was an incredibly beautiful country with lush scenery which sometimes masked some of the poverty I encountered there. Before my visit I wasn’t fully aware of the level of poverty in much of this country and was saddened to hear of the unrest which has affected so many people. To be honest, I struggled to see how such a friendly people could have serious disagreements with each other, hopefully many of these issues are starting to be resolved. I forgot to mention in my last blog post that Andy Betts, Director of Communications and Marketing accompanied us on this trip, it was great to be able to work with Andy again. The highlight of the trip for me was being able to visiti a Tamil displacement camp on the outskirts of Puttalam where I saw 2,000 muslim children who now have access to clean drinking water at the school, thanks to the work of Outreach International within the community. Hopefully, some of my photos from the trip will find their way onto Outreach International’s website and I’d encourage you to regularly head over to their site to keep updated on their work.
I hope you enjoy the photos and get a feel for the amazing people of Sri Lanka.
All photos by Wayne Rowe / Visioning Images