Camila Batmanghelidjh joins Purposely Podcast to share her founder story about controversial charity
Kids Company was set up to provide support to deprived inner city children across the UK. From its original "drop-in" centre in south London it expanded over the following two decades to be a prominent children's charity operating 11 centres in Greater London, Bristol and Liverpool. Camila and Kids Company had involved business leaders, A -list celebrities and government officials to help drive forward their charitable mission. The annual income topped £24 million with almost 500 employees before it controversially closed in 2015. Camila’s fall from grace was dramatic. Listen to her life story and what happened in those fateful years at Kids Co. She talks about how she spent lock down, her impending courtcase and what the future holds.