Christel House International announced that Vandana M Kapur is joining the international charity as Chief Financial Officer. Before this appointment, she held the same position at the Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce where she was responsible for strategic planning, information technology, human resources and financial reporting. 

WIth over twenty years of experience in public accounting, she will now be working with an international charity that has helped provide K-12 education to underserved communities through schools in India, Jamaica, Mexico, South Africa, and the United States.

In India, Christel House operates through two schools, in Bangalore, Karnataka and in Atal Nagar, Chhattisgarh. The schools provide primary education to children who live in neighborhoods where family incomes lie below the poverty lines. 

Tanay Gokhale is a Community Reporter at India Currents through the California Local News Fellowship cohort of 2023. Born and raised in Nashik, India, he moved to the United States for graduate study in...