Pur Biel gets Feted

Pur Biel, refugee Olympian, UHNCR High Profile Supporter and Olympic Refuge Foundation board member, was recently awarded the African Leader in Grassroots Philanthropist Award by African Leaders 4 Change at a lavish award ceremony at Sun Times Square, Pretoria, South Africa.



“It’s an honor and privilege to receive this award, especially when judged among many worthy peers” -Pur Biel




The African Leaders 4 Change Awards

African Leaders 4 Change Awards(AL4CA) is a premier annual event in Johannesburg, South Africa that celebrates relentless, passionate, and dedicated Africans in the business, philanthropic, and development spaces. These are ordinary people who are doing extra-ordinary work and committed to reshaping the future of the continent through their innovative and sustainable ventures/projects/institutions in their respective communities/countries.


This is indeed a rare recognition not only to the athlete but equally to all refugees working towards promoting peace and cohesion all over the world. We therefore urge everyone to follow suite and emulate them by supporting unity and peace.