By Kay Wolfkill
Kristen Gruntorad doesn’t just have one mentee. She has two: sisters Nyankoor and Parman. Kristen has been matched with Nyankoor since she was three, and Parman joined them a couple of years later. The sisters are now ages 17 and 13, and Kristen remains to be an adult figure who can guide them through navigating life in the United States.
When we asked Kristen how she would describe their relationship she had one word: Unique. She was introduced to Nyankoor through Mentor Iowa. Parman connected her younger sister to Kristen through the program.. Read More