Mr. K. L. Saman Kumara and his family lives in Imbulpitiya, Godagampola which falls under the Dehiowita DS division. Saman works as a general laborer and his daily wage is the only income source for his two children and his wife who is pregnant with the third. Although they own an inherited land of 15 perches, renovating or building a new house is only a wish in the midst of the financial struggle to survive.
Mr. Thilakaratna and his wife Somawathi lives in Karuwalagaswewa in the Saliyawewa GS Division which is a flood susceptible area. They have a 13 year old Daughter, a grade 9 bright child who schools Saliyawewa Vidyalaya. Mr. Thilakarathna earns a modest living as a daily wage worker at a nearby granite factory,
Indrani Wijesinghe and her family resides in Gatiyamulla GN division which is a very remote area that belongs to Bulathkohupitiya AGA division. The family includes 5 members – herself, Saliya Bandara (husband), their 2 children and the grandmother.Saliya works as a mechanical assistant at Panagoda Army Camp earning an income of less than Rs.20,000.