It's a hard life in the plantation, the job is very difficult," said a boy living on the Talawakelle Estate in central Sri Lanka.
The plantations stretch for miles across the island, and around a million Sri Lankan children will find themselves working in the fields when they have grown up.
Qualifications are 'only way out'
Everyone in Sri Lanka has to go to school until they're 16.
And although the classrooms are dirty and crowded, the children know that good qualifications are the only way of avoiding working in the plantations.