Photo-essays Kurunegala District

The war is over now

A mother of 2, who lives with her disabled husband in Ranavirugama.

What’s the point of hatred?

A widow and other of a son she lost to the war. She is 54 and lives in Ranavirugama alone.

They are Truly Good People

A 36-year-old mother and wife of a disabled solider. She lives in Ranavirugama with her family.

The Red Letter

A mother of two and war widow from Kurunegala

Photo-journals and objects of memory: Based on some of the letters and conversations had in groups, a smaller number of women were selected based on their willingness to be photographed. The essays showcase people, places and objects of memory as they share their stories in their own homes.