One Woman’s Quest to Erase Poverty in India by Jeanne E. Fredriksen

One Woman’s Quest to Erase Poverty in India

India was the farthest thing from Katrell Christie’s mind in 2007 when the former roller derby competitor and art buyer purchased a tea shop in her hometown of Atlanta. She christened the shop Dr. Bombay’s Underwater Tea Party simply because she liked the whimsical sound of it. Less than two years later, India was foremost in her mind.

During an impulsive trip to India suggested by a customer, her organization, The Learning Tea was born and became a life-changing program for several young women in India and Christie herself. [Read More]

This article is a part of India Currents Magazine‘s February 2017 cover story: My Love Story with India.