“You should have been there. Come! See the ladies do their magic on the runway. The cat-walk, oh! What gait? What pose on the red-carpet?”
On April 28th 2012, Cameroon crowned the first ever Miss Diligent Africa in a fierce contest where each step counts and each step tells a story of the vigour in a diligent African woman.
Miss Eweli Helen was named winner of this maiden edition of Miss Diligent Africa, being the leader of 12 potential diligent women who all clamoured for 1st position…..
“Stoic, industrious, loving and God fearing is the Diligent African Woman.”
Miss Diligen Africa Pageant Cameroon like many other African initiatives – has come to join in making more audible – the African Woman’s Voice. This now annual contest of beauty and virtues African qualities presents ladies with the unique opportubnity at the national and international scenes to make positive and sustainable change.
Reasons why the fall outs of the competition go beyond a days event. It goes beyond some catch – cash price, a crown and a trophy. In her one year tenue, the Diligen woman undertakes projects that benefit society in all facets as need be.
With a special concern for the underprivileged and those in ardent need, Miss Eweli Helen in her fast fading office made visits to the Mount Mary Hospital and the Hotpec orphanage all in Buea. Besides these and some other activities and involvements that characterize such an office, the epic of her moment-of-contribution is evident in the organization of the Diligent African Women’s Forum. The forum brought to the talking table, ladies of high standing and a counterpart – much younger generation – who aspire for a worthy tomorrow.
With discussions on the theme: Diligence at the forefront of Development, and through interactive panels, young girls/participants from mainly the university community of Buea had the opportubity to share in who a diligent woman is, her influence as role model, challenges girls face growing up/living in cosmopolitan areas and, women and the media (especially the internet). …Pics
According to the CEO of Inspire me brand, Miss Manka Mercy Shu, the 2013 edition of the Miss competition would be moving in theme from millennium development goas to millennium sustainable development goals, and in geographical coverage from just Cameroon to encompass other African counties: Nigeria, Ghana, Tanzania and Equitorial Guinea at both national and international levels.
Running under the theme: African Women at the forefront of sustainability: water, food, energy nexus, the African Woman is taking central stage in the development of her community.
- Her smiles so luring, breathing hope to her family, children and husband. She is the voice of tomorrow.-