Despite losing nearly everything she owned, Gunawathie (60) remains hopeful. This resilient matriarch insists that unwavering hope has helped her overcome many difficulties.
Most of the families residing at the Geekiyanakanda camp have lost their homes, nearly all of their belongings and are patiently waiting to be relocated. Yet their positive spirit is contagious.

Oxfam was part of International Women’s Day celebrations this year, supporting entrepreneurs from the ‘Sunrise Project’ at the exhibition fair organized by the Ministry of Women and Child Affairs.