Local beauty and Social Media coordinator at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Funeka Soga is determined to win the Miss Commonwealth South Africa 2019 title.
Miss Commonwealth South Africa opens doors for young women to be charity ambassadors creating a new dawn for a generation of royals that will bring about transformation in our country.
Miss Commonwealth South Africa is looking for the next Miss Commonwealth SA title holder. Funeka has been selected as one of the Finalists in this year’s competition.
Miss CWSA is a leadership programme for women between ages of 20 and 32 years with the objective of empowering them through entrepreneurship education, leadership, self – branding, health matters further assisting the target audience to find their purpose in life.
Not a traditional pageant, as young women are empowered with the knowledge to bring about change in communities that are in need.
Through the pageant the main focus is the internal and external development of each young woman. The organisation hosts a series of self-awareness and empowerment workshop for finalists that will compete at the gala event scheduled for 26 October 2019 in Gauteng Province.
Ordinary women with big dreams step out of their comfort zone and start having influence and begin to lead in their spaces.
Miss Commonwealth SA is a stakeholder of the Girl Child campaign which was launched by the Gauteng Premier’s office the objective is to empower girls and women to lead.
Finalists will be coordinating projects that will add value to the girl child within their communities.
Miss CWSA is in the business of transferring skills therefore building a cycle of young women of influence.
Shanika Bongela is the reigning queen and Lechar Perfect is her first princess, Both ambassadors are currently involved in charitable causes.
“It is vital for us to ensure that young women begin to fully participate in the economy , we also need to find ways to reduce the stats of the “Blesser Syndrome” in our country therefore investing in programmes that build female leaders at a young age is critical .Under the banner of Miss Commonwealth SA we are committed to also give finalists entrepreneurship education. Young women must know that they have it in them to be great and lead. Such opportunities we create through the leadership programme ensuring that we invest in young women that will be change agents” says National Director of Miss Commonwealth SA, Ms Ngawethu Ka-Siphiwo.
On 31 August 2019, Miss Commonwealth SA will host a Charity event titled Dine for a purpose with the 2019 finalists raising awareness on Gender base Violence. The event is a build up towards the gala event.
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