Wichita Mosaic: Mohan Kambampati

Apr 1, 2014

A class studies English behind Mohan at the Wichita Indochinese Center
Credit Fletcher Powell / KMUW

Wichita is a city with people from many cultures and backgrounds. A jigsaw puzzle made up of colorful and interlocking pieces. But how much do we really know about the people that live here?

Mohan Kambampati was born in a suburb of Chennai (formerly Madras), Tamil Nadu, India. Here, he talks about meeting his wife, Lakshmi, moving his family to the United States in 1985, and becoming director of the Wichita Indochinese Center:

Mohan expresses his gratitude to Lakshmi for her hard work as he expanded the Indochinese Center, and talks about some of her new projects:

Mohan is also coordinator at the Wichita Asian Association. Here, he talks about how much the Wichita Asian Festival has grown since he arrived: