As the United Nations marked June 20 as World Refugee Day, Boone resident Grace Faraja Nkundabantu celebrated the day to honor refugee girls in Africa.
“I was a refugee,” said Nkundabantu, founder and CEO of African Girls Hope Foundation.
“As a former refugee, I still remember moving from one refugee camp to another,” she said. “I remember some days without food or clean water. I still remember not going to school because my parents could not afford the school fees.”
Created in 2018, the African Girls Foundation exists to provide at-risk girls in…