The lineup at the soup kitchen window, where volunteers are dishing out heaping plates of curry and rice, is long yet orderly, with men, women and children calmly waiting their turn for their meal.
Patience is something many in Sri Lanka are clinging to, as food prices have spiked by 90 per cent and cooking fuel and gasoline are in short supply in this island nation crippled by economic collapse and political instability.
Ranjani Subramanium, 39, eats timidly at the community kitchen outside the capital, Colombo, grateful for the hot lunch. The single mother frets constantly about how to feed her young
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