Tuesday, 27 May 2008

Camila Batmanghelidjh: Kids Company Heroine

Photo: Evening Standard

Camila Batmanghelidjh, founder of Kids Company charity in Great Britain, knows what it means to be a survivor. She is helping young people in London to overcome conditions at home that lead to violence and disaster. Having had a childhood of privilege, Camila Batmangelidjh's life changed drastically for the worse during and after the Iranian revolution in the 1970s. After personal hardship and tragedy, she pulled up her socks and became an award-winning psychologist and philanthropist.
Camila Batmanghelidjh, founder of Kids Company Charity, and author of

Shattered Lives

The Angel of Peckham

I've discovered Camila Batmanghelidjh's late father by accident: he was the Water Cure M.D.