Friday Jun 18, 2021

"Educating poor Children in the Slums of Nairobi Kenya and Mumbai India"

Chitra Watumull-Wright

Founder / Teacher Watumull children's Fund

Introduced by: Tom Helbling

“Our mission is to help needy children by providing resources to their schools, offering them an education that can break the cycle of poverty in their lives.”

The Watumull Family Children’s Fund has been a vivid dream of Chitra (founded by her and her husband Scott) for many, many years.  It was incorporated and made a 501(c)(3) nonprofit on July 25, 2017.

This morning Chitra Watumull-Wright will discuss the passion behind starting the Watumull Family Children’s Fund as well as their programs to educate children in the slums of Nairobi Kenya and Mumbai India.

An overview of their work is provided in the following video. The Watumull Family Children’s Fund – YouTube

Their web link is: watumullchildren.com

About the Speaker

Chitra Watumull Wright and her husband Scott founded the Watumull Family Children’s Fund to educate Children in the slums of Nairobi Kenya and Mumbai India. Chitra taught at Bellevue Christian School for many years. She and Scott live part time both in Bellevue and Nairobi Kenya. Past BBRC member Mike Hyodo, who has for many years spent a large portion of his time in Nairobi, is a close friend of Chitra and Scott and was and continues to be influential in setting up this foundation and helping establish their activities and living quarters in Nairobi.