15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
A woman at work

This woman lives and works at a tea factory in Sri Lanka. While we were there she showed us which leaves were the best for tea and how to pick them. She gets paid according to the weight of the bags that she fills. She works very hard in very hot conditions.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
Copyright: © Lily Ponnuthurai