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List of courses Miss Earth Kenya finalists will undertake ahead of Vietnam pageant

The excitement builds as 16 finalists of the Miss Earth Kenya 2023 competition are set to embark on a transformative boot camp at Ole Sereni in Nairobi on August 22, 2023.

The aspiring beauty queens will undergo rigorous training courses, preparing them for the crowning ceremony scheduled for August 26, 2023.

During the boot camp, the models will receive comprehensive training in various essential areas, including tourism sustainability, cultural awareness, communication skills, etiquette, discipline, personal grooming, catwalk, and general modeling expertise.

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Ms Beverly Jalango, the Miss Earth Kenya franchise holder and CEO of ProSABA Collective LTD, expressed her optimism about the process, anticipating that it will produce a remarkable delegate who will proudly represent Kenya at the global event.

The 2023 Miss Earth Kenyan finalists, including Mitchell Njeru, Faith Kalau, Linezy Zawadi, Mercy Malo, Brenda Nekesa, Cheryl Siso, Beldin Cheptoo, and Laura Stephy, among others, are thrilled to participate in the intensive boot camp. The pageant’s grand finale will take place in Nha Trang, Khánh Hòa, Vietnam.

According to Ms. Jalango, the key criteria for contestants involve having a heart for Mother Earth, a genuine love for the environment, and a strong grasp of Kenyan culture.

“You have to have a heart and love for our only home, Mother Earth. That’s really the number one criteria, to be able to give awareness to everyone they see. Love and care for the environment and have good knowledge of the Kenyan culture,” added Ms Jalango.

The franchise holder believes that the Kenyan finalists have all the necessary qualities to shine in the finals and is confident in the organization’s efforts to bring the coveted crown home.

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The reigning Miss Earth Kenya 2021/2022, Stacey Chumba, has been actively championing causes such as tree planting, charity runs, climate change resolutions, banning single-use plastics, and empowering women.

Miss Earth stands apart from traditional beauty pageants, empowering women through community leadership, eco-tourism, and environmental education. Known as the planet’s most relevant beauty event, it attracts nearly 100 national representatives annually to compete on the world stage.

In addition to focusing on environmental protection initiatives, Miss Earth also aims to showcase and promote various tourist destinations.

The boot camp promises to be a transformative experience for the finalists, equipping them with the necessary skills and knowledge to impact their communities positively and beyond.

The journey to crown the next Miss Earth Kenya is filled with excitement and anticipation, as the nation eagerly waits to see who will carry Kenya’s flag high at the prestigious global event.

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