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At a 600-year-old Buddhist school, many languages are spoken with the goal of spreading a message to as many people as possible.

13.11.2018

Mathale Yatawatte Piyadasa dared to love a Tamil woman. His children also learned to follow their hearts beyond ethnic barriers.

12.11.2018

A census was conducted on elephants, but no such survey has been carried out to find data about disabled Sri Lankans, argues N. Kamalawathie.

05.11.2018

Thousands of women go to Saudi Arabia and parts of Asia to work as housemaids. Some of them never return. In 2017, 32 women were sent home in coffins.

22.10.2018

Two young men from different religions lived and died together like brothers of the same family.

16.10.2018

Two years after its creation, the Office of Missing Persons continues to come under scrutiny as thousands of families wait for information about loved ones.

16.10.2018

During the war Chathuranga and Gowri were soldiers on opposite sides. Today they are married and call their daughter, simply, Sri Lankan.

10.10.2018

Matale Sunitta Thero is a bi-lingual Buddhist monk. Though his religion and Tamil language instruction, he brings Tamils and Sinhalese closer together.

10.10.2018

Poor and uneducated young men risk their lives to clear landmines leftover from the war. Proper funding could make the job safer.

09.10.2018

How a teacher tells stories to overcome language and mentality barriers.

09.10.2018

The pied á terre for the first Governor of Ceylon was once one of Sri Lanka’s most celebrated buildings.

05.10.2018

Jayalath Bandara lost a Tamil school friend during the Black July riots. Today, he hopes to make new ones by spreading a message of peace.

24.09.2018

This past July marked 500 days of protests of Tamil families whose relatives went missing since 2009.

11.09.2018

After being disabled in a work accident, Saman Kumara looked up at a tree and discovered a new way to make a living.

10.09.2018

Roslin Mary Gomes has spent 105 years on this earth and has many religions and ethnicities in her large, diverse family.

05.09.2018

A border once kept Sinhalese and Tamils from sharing a meal. Today, a restaurant replaces a physical and cultural barrier.

05.09.2018